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Tuesday, 27 October, 2020

Nigeria Newspaper Headlines April 22, 2020


Nigeria Newspaper Headline

The Nation

BREAKING: Nigeria records 117 new cases of COVID-19
Enyeama: Why I snubbed Arsenal, Tottenham
Global cases hit 2.5 million
Gabriel’s sale may stop Osimhen Lille’s exit
WHO urges caution in lifting coronavirus lockdowns
Tokyo Olympics: Ogunkoya offers medal-winning tips to athletes
Nigeria Newspaper HeadlineQueen marks 94th birthday with childhood video
Chukwueze mulls future transfer to Chelsea
Trump plans to halt immigration amid pandemic, job losses
Wikki’s coach loses sister in Kano
‘Kim Jong-un not gravely ill’
Supporters club mourns Abba Kyari
COVID-19: Abd’Allah backs Plateau United for NPFL title
CNN’s Richard Quest contracts COVID-19
Brazil president coughs at rally
Johnson talks with Trump on his recovery
Bayelsa extends lockdown
Fire at APC chieftain’s home
Abiodun solicits students’ cooperation to fight COVID-19
Oil price crash: We’re ready for the worst, says Fed Govt
Osun barricades borders
I’ve authority in Akure North, says Deji of Akure
Ooni unveils N8m locally-made motorised fumigator
Ekiti shuts crowded markets
Makinde seeks certification of IITA lab
Lagos, Ogun, FCT get 279 trucks of grains
Aviation ministry denies flights’ approval for five governors
ABCON seeks Voluntary Offshore Asset Repatriation Window
World Bank, IMF, G20, Paris Club suspend debt service
NURTW chief condoles with Buhari
Ikpeazu shuts down private hospital in Abia
Capital market to raise N1b for COVID-19 response
Flour Mills seeks N30b short-term debts
UACN declares 10 kobo dividend
Jumoke Akinjide: law was my dad’s passion, politics his hobby
Visa: connectivity, security vital to e-commerce
Akinjide’s brilliance will be missed, says Afe
Tinubu: Akinjide served with dedication, commitment
Workers avert fire disaster at CBN Jos branch
Lagos discharges nine more patients
Textile firms urge states to procure local face masks
Inflation rises to 12.26 per cent
Buhari, Lawan, Tinubu, NBA, Afe, others mourn Akinjide
Oil price drops to $21 on lack of demand
Oil production to continue despite price decline, says NNPC
COVID-19: Edo, Oyo, Kano, Osun under special watch
Osinbajo, IMF, World Bank meet on economic stimulus
UN gets 1.2m euros to boost response activities in Nigeria
Buhari greets Adenaike at 80
Buhari urges judiciary to decongest prisons
Ekiti doctor tests positive for COVID-19
Woman dies as doctors abandons her for fear of contracting COVID-19
PDP demands prosecution of SGF, others
Customs impounds N77m goods at Seme border
President loses personal bodyguard
Globe Motors boss Willy Anumudu dies
Two die in Lagos-Ibadan road crash
Ganduje probes strange deaths in Kano
Police assure Lagos, Ogun of adequate security
Tribunal rejects Melaye’s key witness
93 escape death as fire guts building in Lagos
WASCE, NECO exams postponed indefinitely
‘He was an exceptional statesman’
President orders payment of adamant ASUU members’ Feb, March salaries
PDP, Olubadan, Yoruba Council of Elders, Afenifere mourn ex-Minister
North’s Yoruba Obas mourn
Akinjide lived a full cycle, says Olanipekun
Balogun, Ajimobi salute consumate lawyer
Obasanjo: Akinjide built bridges of love, goodwill
Katsina demands testing centre
COVID-19 and local production of face masks
Stop stigmatising victims, says survivor
Pharmacist arrested for stripping woman in Delta
Southsouth governors, Onu, Adesina, Soludo, pensioners mourn Kyari
The coronavirus diaries (4)
N187 million wonder-on-wheels Ihedioha couldn’t use
Highbrow St Nicholas Hospital, Lagos, shut
Ugwuanyi orders probe into Jigawa index case
Lifeline for 95-year-old, others on Lagos
Edo Speaker survives COVID-19, shares experience
How are the mighty fallen
Bandits on Rampage in Rafi LG in Niger
Exotika: I found my voice on the street as an orphan
95 held for lockdown violation in Kwara, Kano, Edo
More women embrace family planning
Dauda: I don’t get preferential treatment studying law
120 widows get cash palliative in Oyo
RTEAN distributes food items
‘Brother-in-law poured me acid for refusing his advances’
Ricky Kej leads African stars for online concert
Bandits killed in Niger bombardments
Yemi Alade reaffirms plans to sign two female artistes
NYSC donates sanitisers, nose masks, others to Osun govt
Five killed, six injured in Lagos accidents
Ebuka Obi-Uchendu gets new gig as ‘counselor’
‘Dad was a stickler for excellence’
BBNaija 4 winner Mercy Eke gets reality show with lover Ike
Gunmen kill vigilance leader in Kogi
Group, society sign MoU on movies production
Foundation fights illegal wildlife trade
Challenges of out-of- school children
Culture council urges Nigerians to brace for post-COVID-19 interventions
How writers are coping during lockdown
Abba Kyari will linger in our minds…
Fidson Healthcare assures shareholders of sustained growth
Cutix to acquire Adswitch
Capital markets focus on investor education
NIPCO pays N563m dividends
Allianz Nigeria, Custodian & Allied to lead underwriters in NNPC insurance cover
Sanlam donates $2.3m to fight Coronavirus
‘AXA committed to COVID-19 eradication’
‘Why CHI extended rights offer to May’
Covid-19: ‘Retirees getting pension’
FIRS: Deploying reforms, technology to boost service delivery
Akinjide: Exit of a consummate politician
COVID-19 palliatives: Ogun residents lament marginalisation
COVID: Exercise; Mass Open Online Courses-MOOC
Racism: The Chinese I know
Between Uzodimma and Ihedioha
IPPIS and ASUU’s intransigence
Coronavirus trauma for Nigeria’s economy
Covid-19: Almajiri and northern leaders
Africa must stop begging
On the loose
Abba Kyari
COVID-19: Archbishop defies lockdown to protest at Chinese Embassy
My authority extends to Akure North – Deji of Akure
COVID-19: Capital Market to raise N1bn – SEC
Edo Speaker shares experience after surviving COVID-19
Fire at APC chieftain’s home
Abiodun solicits students’ cooperation to fight COVID-19
Wikki’s coach loses sister in Kano
Supporters club mourns Abba Kyari
ABCON seeks Voluntary Offshore Asset Repatriation Window
World Bank, IMF, G20, Paris Club suspend debt service
Capital market to raise N1b for COVID-19 response
Flour Mills seeks N30b short-term debts
UACN declares 10 kobo dividend
Visa: connectivity, security vital to e-commerce
Two die in Lagos-Ibadan road crash
93 escape death as fire guts building in Lagos
Pharmacist arrested for stripping woman in Delta
Lifeline for 95-year-old, others on Lagos
Bandits on Rampage in Rafi LG in Niger
Education
COVID-19: WAEC, NECO candidates to know fate after lockdown — Minister

The Punch

COVID-19: Kano surge worries FG, Ganduje begs for help
Lebanese advertises Nigerian woman for sale on Facebook
CBN’s N50bn COVID-19 fund disbursement begins Thursday
FG denies five govs flight approvals over lockdown
12 coronavirus-free states in Nigeria
Lagos records 59 new COVID-19 cases, total now 430
US state, Missouri, sues China over coronavirus
South Africa president unveils $26bn coronavirus relief plan
Lebanon legalises medical marijuana amid coronavirus
Over 60 coronavirus cases recorded in Morocco jail
Pastor accuses Lagos hospital of negligence after wife’s death during childbirth
Pathologists warn against COVID-19 community spread
Does Buhari need another CoS like Kyari?
Same family members can’t get cash disbursements – FG
Lagos increases health workers’ hazard allowance to N25,000
Akinjide dies at 88, Buhari, Obasanjo, Jonathan, govs, others mourn
Two policemen killed at Atiku’s factory in Adamawa
Ebonyi police arrest Vanguard reporter over invasion story
Court fines Ekiti pastors N.1m for lockdown violation
COVID-19: Kano surge worries FG, Ganduje begs for help
Lebanese advertises Nigerian woman for sale on Facebook
CBN’s N50bn COVID-19 fund disbursement begins Thursday
FG denies five govs flight approvals over lockdown
I never planned renaming Imo varsity after Abba Kyari – Uzodinma
125 aircraft, 13 airports for decontamination — Minister
Hit-and-run driver knocks down journalist in Delta
Two siblings, five others die in Lagos, Ogun crashes
Akeredolu orders probe into alleged herdsmen attack
Two arrested over cult killings in Cross River
Gunmen assassinate Kogi vigilante group’s chairman
Lagos increases health workers’ hazard allowance to N25,000
Makinde seeks collaboration with WHO, NCDC on testing
PSN advocates drug availability, members’ training
Finidi keen on Eagles’ job
I cried after Chelsea’s UCL defeat to United – Chukwueze
COVID-19: NFF, players send messages to Nigerians
CBN’s N50bn COVID-19 fund disbursement begins Thursday
Stock market loses N152bn on profit-taking
No customer’ll be disconnected, says Ibadan Disco
BPE donates food items to 1,200 households
Fire breaks out at CBN office in Jos
NITDA calls for innovation in fight against COVID-19
I cried after Chelsea’s UCL defeat to United – Chukwueze
COVID-19: NFF, players send messages to Nigerians
NBBF confirms Dinwiddie’s D’Tigers interest
Malpractices: COVID-19 stops prosecution of 195 UTME candidates
AAUA VC lauds Akeredolu for signing retirement age law
Makinde seeks collaboration with WHO, NCDC on testing
PSN advocates drug availability, members’ training
Provide PPE for dental facilities, NDA tells FG
Drive economy with technology, NCS advises govt, others
Breach in digital trust worsening financial fraud – Kaspersky
Tech start-ups thrive as demand for online services rises
UNICEF, IHS support Nigeria’s COVID-19 pandemic response
EDITORIAL: Boko Haram: Addressing Chad’s frustrations
We won’t allow COVID-19 in Lagos correctional centres –Controller
COVID-19: PVP-I can help prevent disease spread
The quality of mercy

ThisDay

The Essential Abba Kyari
Buhari Directs Payment of Withheld Salaries of ASUU
Buhari’s Personal Bodyguard Dies
Sino-Africa Relations, Lest we forget
IG Redeploys CP over Abia Killing
NNPC: No Cause for Worry over Slump in US Oil Price
* Atiku calls for strategic oil reserve
Bandits Kill Seven People in Niger LG
Fire Outbreak Averted at CBN’s Jos Branch
PDP Demands Prosecution of SGF, Others
FG to Exempt Farmers from Restriction Orders Nationwide
Apple Expands Services to Africa, Others
Showing Resilience amidst COVID-19
NAF Distributes Palliatives to 2,000 Communities Nationwide
‘Remote Trading May Encourage Direct Transactions by Investors’
Risk Managers Urge Businesses to Adopt Post COVID-19 Survival Strategies
UACN to Pay Shareholders N288m Dividend despite Loss
As REA Powers Isolation with Solar Energy
In Plateau, It’s Season of Vigilance Against COVID-19
Interrogating Frequent Fire Incidents at Key Government Agencies
COVID-19: Ogun Community Seeks Makeshift Market from Govt.
EDITORIAL: BURYING THE DEAD IN A PANDEMIC
Ighalo May Lose £120,000 Per Week to COVID-19
*As Chinese FA proposes 30 per cent wage cut for players
Bayern Munich Extend Davies Deal till 2025
Real Madrid Set Sight on £132m Sadio Mane
EPL to Start Two Weeks after Champions League Final
‘Investment in Research across Disciplines is Imperative if Nigeria Must Grow’
You Lack Power to Threaten UNIJOS Mgt, Professors Tell Reps
Foundation Provides Succour to Less Privileged amid COVID-19
Parents Add Role of Teachers to Keep Children Busy amidst Lockdown
South-south Govs Mourn Abba Kyari
Nasarawa Quarantines 43 Lagos Returnees
Osun Barricades Borders to Enforce Closure
Risk Managers Urge Businesses to Adopt Post COVID-19 Survival Strategies
Apple Expands Services to Africa, Others
Showing Resilience amidst COVID-19
Oil Sector Reform Excites LCCI
Zambia, IMF Hold Talks
WTO, WHO Seek End to Trade Restrictions to Boost Medical Supplies
UACN to Pay Shareholders N288m Dividend despite Loss
As REA Powers Isolation with Solar Energy
Report: COVID-19 Poses Food Crisis to Vulnerable Countries
Sanofi Partners GSK on Vaccine
S’Africa GDP to Shrink 4.9%

Daily Trust

APC state chairmen suggest way to select Abba Kyari’s successor
Kogi gov’ship: Court of Appeal upholds Wada as PDP candidate
Kaduna lawmaker writes N/Assembly over hike in prices of consumables
Despite S/Court sack as Bayelsa Dep Gov-elect, Degi still in Senate
The Gideon Orkar Coup thirty years on
Dole-Kaina: The border town where three countries meet
COVID-19: Ganduje cries out to FG for help
‘How Nigerian firms can bounce back after COVID-19 pandemic’
FG urged to support search for local of coronavirus cure
COVID-19: Kano targets 300,000 households for palliative items
As attention shifts to COVID-19 in states: Malaria, BP, diabetes patients, others face tough time
Lockdown: Tough decisions coming from Buhari next week – NCDC
Again, Cash-strapped Kano Pillars demand N25m Aiteo Cup prize money
Marseille need ‘lively’ Osimhen and Moses Simon – Taye Taiwo
Barca look for stadium sponsor to fight coronavirus
Inflation rises to 12.26% in March – NBS
Nigeria’s Brent crude drops to $19.71/b, lowest in 18yrs
Capital market committee to raise N1bn to aid COVID-19 fight
Ramadan and the god of Corona
Conversation with the pandemic guru (II)
World economy on the cliffhanger
Iwo and the tale of its unbearable King
Life without Abba Kyari
South Africa president unveils $26 billion virus relief plan
Australia backs global investigation into COVID-19 origins, China’s response
Tributes pour in as Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II turns 94
Civil defence officer gunned down in Benue
Mob attacks man who defiled own 9-yr-old daughter
Police confirm killing of vigilante group leader in Kogi
Editorial: Nigeria and IMF COVID-19 relief
Zulum locks down Borno as state confirms two more COVID-19 cases
Abba Kyari, top African govt officials who have died from Coronavirus
Immigration threatens to dismiss officers for participating in #BopDaddyChallenge
Covid-19 predicted to push 250m people into acute hunger by year end
No WAEC, NECO until after COVID-19 lockdown – FG
COVID-19: WAEC, NECO candidates to know fate after lockdown
Lockdown: Mastercard offers online STEM lectures to kids
Warning on possible zoonotic disease as dead fish wash up on shores
COVID-19 in Borno ‘is fresh pepper on fresh injury’ — Zulum

The Sun

Enugu investigates alleged link with Jigawa index case
Lockdown: FG denies 5 govs approval to fly
Buhari loses another close aide
Buhari, Lawan, Olubadan, Tinubu, Babalola, Ojo, others mourn ex-AGF, Akinjide
Sokoto begins contact tracing of index patient
Breaking News: 117 new COVID-19 cases confirmed as death figure hits 25
Lockdown stokes pressure on food prices, as inflation hits 12.6% in March
3 suspected members of One Million Boys killed in Lagos
2 pastors convicted for violating lockdown order in Ekiti
Military air strike kills scores of bandits in Niger – DHQ
Gunmen kill NSCDC officer in Benue
Forensic audit: NDDC Invites EFCC
NASS’ many questions about COVID-19 donations
Edo guber: Elect candidate with track record –APC chieftain
PDP wants SGF, others prosecuted for attending Kyari’s burial
Kogi: Appeal Court returns Wada as PDP guber candidate
Kogi West: Tribunal disqualify Dino Melaye’s witness from giving evidence
Preference for foreign software affects Nigeria’s developers – Tanta, CEO, Tanta Innovative
COVID-19: MainOne provides connectivity for Lagos command centres
FIRS: Scaling hurdles to achieve N8.5tr revenue target
COVID-19: Five Star Logistics donates N75m, PPE to support COVID-19 war
Task team guidelines’ll worsen Apapa gridlock –Terminal operators
COVID-19: Nigerian chess star hosts online classes
I hold no grudge against Oliseh – Enyeama
Tennis world plans multi-million dollar aid
Bulgaria coach given 6-month contract extension
FA gives lockdown fans chance to appear at Wembley
Sheffield United players agree to defer wages due to COVID-19 pandemic
Don’t renew Rohr’s deal yet, Garba Lawal warns NFF
Ighalo may lose £120,000 pounds-a-week
Chukwueze interested in future Chelsea move
Barca needs €200m cuts to cope with coronavirus
NFSC commiserates with FG on Kyari’s death
…As NOC mourns
COVID-19 lockdown: Peter, Mabel Oboh donate money, food to entertainers
How Mike Adenuga ignored attempt to drag him over donation mix-up
Abba Kyari was not the problem of Nigeria
Kyari’s burial: Will people still obey Buhari’s lock-down order?
COVID-19: CACOVID increases Nigeria’s testing capacity
False solution and modern spiritual aberration (9)
Fatality versus ghastliness
A world quarantined by plagues, epidemics and pandemics (2)
Preference for foreign software affects Nigeria’s developers – Tanta, CEO, Tanta Innovative
At UNIJOS, allegations of Federal Character violations spark controversy
Dangerous bridge
Day of honour for Okigbo, Ngige, Okonkwo
SCAMS! The MNOs, subscribers’ wars

The Guardian

Confusion as Chinese doctors end 14-day isolation today
Import bills, supply chain disruptions to spike inflation further
‘Nigeria needs to speed up NBP as services move online post-pandemic’
President wants speedy trials, decongestion of correctional centres
Lagos State government discharges nine COVID-19 patients
Coalition orders 400,000 testing kits for fight against COVID-19
14-day Borno lockdown begins today
PDP seeks prosecution of SGF, others for violating safety rules at Kyari’s burial
Edo government imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew to check COVID-19 spread
Buhari loses personal bodyguard to diabetes, Global confirmed coronavirus cases pass 2.5m and more
NCDC and WHO to ramp up COVID-19 testing in Nigeria
German football plans May return but debate rages
Cameroun 2021 African Nations Cup risks another postponement
Tokyo Olympics, IOC clash over who pays for postponement
Behind Nigeria’s bid to land Brooklyn Nets’ Spencer Dinwiddie for the Olympics
Serie A clubs vote unanimously to continue season
UEFA recommends completion of league seasons
The life and politics of Richard Akinjide
Akinjide: Odyssey of a legal icon
30 years after, echoes of Orkar’s protest refuse to end
Editorial: Failure of N2tr social investment programme
Lock down: FG release guidelines for the movement of agricultural produce
Nigeria, others need domestic, continental value, supply chains
Truck owners promise efficient service delivery
Terminal operator harps on safety at seaports
Open letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping
Remembering the International Mother Earth Day
Ramadan and the god of Corona
Coronavirus diary – Part 3

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