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Nigeria Newspaper Headlines April 29, 2020


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The Punch

Govs agree on two-week inter-state lockdown, Kano stops tests
UPDATED: 28 dead as Nigeria’s coronavirus cases rise to 873
FG secures release of 60 Nigerians in Tanzanian prisons
Source of infection in 203 COVID-19 cases unknown —NCDC
UPDATED: Lagos records over 500 coronavirus cases, 16 deaths
Coronavirus: US announces additional $270m in foreign assistance
COVID-19: Anambra discharges index case
Coronavirus spreads in Ukrainian church that rejected confinement
COVID-19: My family went through trauma, El-Rufai speaks after recovery
Minister fined for flouting lockdown order in South Africa
Northern govs seek more testing centres, Almajiri ban
Undergraduate commits suicide over SARS harassment
Abductors collected over N50m before my release – Bauchi gov’s brother
APC chieftain disagree with Wike on task force

Nigeria Newspaper HeadlineCleric, two others arraigned for protesting maltreatment by Chinese
Lagos probes woman’s death during childbirth after PUNCH’s report
Govs agree on two-week inter-state lockdown, Kano stops tests
Katsina sends 435 Almajiri returnees to LGS
UNTH doctors abandoned my wife to die, grieving husband alleges
Abule-Ado explosion: Lagos pays N2.5m to victims’ families
Imo diverting LG funds despite NFIU guidelines – NULGE
Kyari: Prince Charles, Kagame, others condole with Buhari
Edo records two new cases, one death
Kwara begins budget review Friday
Eagles missing dressing room leaders – Etebo
Cleric, two others arraigned for protesting maltreatment by Chinese
Ondo pastor arraigned for allegedly raping epileptic girl
Court fines Ekiti pastors N.1m for lockdown violation
Lagos increases health workers’ hazard allowance to N25,000
Makinde seeks collaboration with WHO, NCDC on testing
PSN advocates drug availability, members’ training
CAF, NFF, Chelsea hail Mikel on 33rd birthday
Covid-19: 30 footballers charged to court in Kano
ACCI cautions against extension of lockdown
Telcos battle congestion, suspend porting, seek spectrum sharing
Rising inflation signifies tougher times ahead –LCCI, NECA, ASBON
Operators agree to slash haulage fees by 30%
Oil crash may warrant production halt, says NNPC
TCN, AFD to finalise power transmission expansion agreement
Govt COVID-19 policy must consider challenge of hunger in Nigeria –Sowunmi
Coronavirus’ll force ruling class to see rot in health sector –Obi, Reps health committee chair
No evidence of FG’s cash transfer to my constituents –Fadeyi, Oyo Assembly Deputy Speaker
We’ve developed ventilator, other gadgets to reduce doctors’ risk of contracting COVID-19 — Bala, Bauchi varsity lecturer who led innovation team
Covid-19: 30 footballers charged to court in Kano
I almost quit football – Onazi
Facebook rolls out Messenger Kids to 70 new countries
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
EDITORIAL: Northern govs’ uninspiring response to COVID-19 crisis
Why are Nigerians still so poor?
Implementing Nigeria-centric approach to COVID-19
The harm Kyari did Nigeria
ASUU strike: An endless phenomenon? (1)

ThisDay

Air Chief: At 56, NAF Has Acquired Multiple Air Strike Capabilities
21 bandits, four soldiers killed in Zamfara
Chelsea, CAF Celebrate Mikel at 33
COVID-19 Cases Jump to 873, Spread to 26 States
COVID-19 Patient Dies in Borno
Governors Call for Decentralisation of COVID-19 Response Team
Air Chief: At 56, NAF Has Acquired Multiple Air Strike Capabilities
Chelsea, CAF Celebrate Mikel at 33
FG Pays 23m Shillings for Release of 60 Nigerians from Tanzanian…
UK Nationals Pay £490.50 Each for Repatriation to London
Ramadan: Sultan Directs Muslims to Look for Moon from Today
Editors Condemn Harassment of Journalists By Ebonyi Govt
Tinubu Mourns Anumudu
FCTA Raises the Alarm over Influx of Beggars into Abuja
Wapic Insurance to Refund Premiums during Lockdown
Q1: GTBank Records N113bn Revenue, N50 Profit After Tax
Wema Bank Posts 56% Profit Growth in 2019
Chinese Firms Support Nigeria’s COVID-19 Fight
Lekki Gardens Donates Relief Materials to 1,000 Families
ITU Rolls Out Regulatory Guidelines for Digital Transformation
‘Innovation Will Drive Workforce, Governance Post COVID-19’
Abba Kyari: Was He a Friend or Fiend?
COVID-19 Crunch: The Battle for Lives versus Livelihood
In Plateau, It’s Season of Vigilance Against COVID-19
How Intelligent Security Will Drive eCommerce Growth
Mercy and Ike New Reality TV Show to Premiere Sunday
A Firefighter’s Ingenuity using Google Maps
Olalekan: To Minismise Surface Infection of COVID-19, Stop Touching Door Handles, Rail
5G Will Transform Healthcare, Other Sectors, Says NIEEE
COVID-19 Collateral Death at LUTH: Fatima Senam Amouzou (15/12/1985 – 11/04/2020)
Nestle Nigeria Donates N700 Million towards COVID-19 Response
Live Healthy to Combat Diseases, Nutritionist Uurges Nigerians
Exit from Eagles: Enyeama Says No Grudge against Oliseh
Lagos Badminton Classic Postponed Due to COVID-19
Setback for UEFA as Dutch Govt Shutdown Football until September
S’Arabia’s Proposed Takeover of Newcastle Utd Creating Buzz in UK
Kyari’s Passage and Matters Arising
Editorial: UNIVERSITY LECTURERS AND OUTSTANDING PAY

Daily Trust

COVID-19: Rosabon offers Q2 Treasury Note at 16.5%
COVID-19: GAC Motors donates N20m, 50,000 face masks
COVID-19: Analysts warn against ‘compromised’ products’ consumption
Why CEOs are pushing for early restart of economy
Lockdown: Private firms seek support to pay workers
Abba Kyari, top African govt officials who have died from Coronavirus
FG expresses concern over Kano COVID-19 cases, starts door-to-door testing in Lagos, FCT
If you have the pen, we have the koboko, Gov. Umahi threatens journalists
Rejoinder: No single ventilator, but Nasarawa buys N500m cars for lawmakers
Willian, Pedro, Giroud, other Chelsea stars who could walk away for free this summer
COVID-19: Lagos records 74 new cases, now 873 in Nigeria
Edo records two new cases of COVID-19
Governor Ganduje seeks N15b support from FG to fight COVID-19 in Kano
COVID-19: Constituents lament neglect by lawmakers as lockdown bites harder
Chelsea to lure Arsenal’s talisman Aubameyang to Stamford Bridge
Premier League clubs set date for season restart
Klopp says Liverpool are not finished article
FCT Minister warns against diversion of palliatives
Police charge 39-year-old woman with alleged fraud
COVID-19: Gov Akeredolu releases 26 convicts
Ramadan and the god of Corona
COVID-19 response: 4 ways to prepare for the inevitable now!
World economy on the cliffhanger
Trump instructs U.S. navy to destroy Iranian boats harassing it at sea
Germany OKs coronavirus vaccine trial
Spain mayor resigns for drink driving, attacking police
Carpenter, 32, defiles six-year-old girl in Kaduna
Imo mob attacks policeman for homosexuality
Kebbi releases 111 inmates, gives N10,000 to each freed prisoner
Editorial: Nigeria and IMF COVID-19 relief
#Dagrin10yrs: 10 facts you need to know
Zulum locks down Borno as state confirms two more COVID-19 cases
IPPIS: Buhari approves payment of withheld lecturers’ salaries
How farmers reap sweet income from Sweet potato
Look out for 2020 Ramadan moon Thursday, Sultan urges Muslims
Ramadan: Wait for Sultan’s announcement on moon sighting, Muslims advised

The Sun

Lockdown: Court orders remand of popular Lagos pastor, Jehova Sharp-Sharp, 2 others
Umahi bars The Sun, Vanguard from Ebonyi Govt House
…He’s now enemy of media – NUJ
Ramadan: Sultan directs Muslims to look out for crescent moon from tomorrow
COVID-19: NMA, ARD bemoan lack of PPEs, proffer solutions
Oil price nears $21, $9 below Nigeria’s budget benchmark
FG, States, LGAs share N780.926bn in March
COVID-19: Ekiti records 1st death
25 days after, El-Rufai cheats COVID-19, Katsina orders lockdown of 2 more LGAs
NCDC, WHO applaud Ogun’s efforts on flattening of curve
Plateau quarantines 600 travellers for violating lockdown order
Kwara Gov says CSOs key to good governance
LG funds: Imo PDP dismisses claim of missing N19.63bn
Lockdown: Borno Assembly postpones resumption indefinitely
Gov Diri Presents N242.3bn 2020 Appropriation Bill
NASS’ many questions about COVID-19 donations
Edo guber: Elect candidate with track record –APC chieftain
LASACO donates N1bn free cover to health workers
Insurance recapitalisation hanging in the balance
AXA Mansard launches Telemedicine services
COVID19: Citizens pay £490.50 as UK evacuates 289 from Lagos
NPDC donates food to 33 Delta communities
Only AJ can beat Tyson Fury – Haye vows
COVID-19 challenge: AFN not slacking in athletes training
Bayelsa govt votes N580m to sports
Enyeama rules out Super Eagles return
I want to be Africa’s No 1 star –Chukwueze
Players Export: Nigeria ranked 10th in the world
FIFA, CAF, NFF salute Mikel at 33
The incredible Nigerian
A strange victim of COVID-19
Lessons from Abba Kyari
Covid-19 has changed our world forever
Return to a favourite national anthem
Police hostility and COVID-19 influence
Northern govs bans Almajiri, begins evacuation to states of origin
ECOWAS leaders meet over COVID-19
Edo records 2 new cases, 1 death
Rivers unveils e-learning platform for 3rd term resumption
Cross River appeals to donors to assist build 3 centres
Diri presents N242.3bn 2020 appropriation bill
Fatal Contraction: Figuring out just how deadly the coronavirus is

Tribune

Nigeria confirms 91 new coronavirus cases, total now 873
COVID-19: Governors adopt two-week inter-state lockdown
(GRAPHICS): 45,435 Americans killed by coronavirus from 827,093 cases;…
Coronavirus Update
Emergency food market has achieved its goals ― Lagos govt
COVID-19: Delta records 2 new cases, monitors 140 contacts
COVID-19: Kano relaxes lockdown for one day
COVID-19: Governors adopt two-week inter-state lockdown
COVID-19: Kano deserves same attention as Lagos ― Senator Barau
COVID-19 cases rise to 24,000 in Africa ― WHO
Lagos transfers five COVID-19 patients to Ogun
COVID-19: Ekiti governor orders release of 30 prison inmates
COVID-19: Kaduna discharges fifth patient, confirms three new cases
COVID-19: ‘It is unfair that FG isn’t helping Osun’ – Dr Muyiwa Oladimeji
COVID-19: Delta records 2 new cases, monitors 140 contacts
Make no mistake, coronavirus will be with us for a long time, says WHO DG
Benefit Or Harm: Сan CBD Help You Fight Off Coronavirus?
Three travellers from Togo heading for Sokoto, Jos test positive for coronavirus in Ogun
COVID-19: Kano govt moves 524 Almajiri children to Jigawa
COVID-19: No definite time for evacuation of Nigerians in US, UK, China, others, says Foreign Affairs Minister
Katsina governor locks down two more local governments
(GRAPHICS): 45,435 Americans killed by coronavirus from 827,093 cases; 2,474 died within 24 hours
FG replies ASUU: No BVN, no payment of withheld salaries
High number of coronavirus cases evidence of community spread, says Presidential Task Force
COVID-19: Gombe imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew
ASUU kicks against submission of BVN as condition for payment of withheld two-month salaries
FG, states, LGs share N780bn March allocation
COVID-19: Bauchi cuts 2020 budget size by half
COVID-19: Court sentences six for violating curfew in Edo
Report that we plan to reopen schools in November fake, says FG
Coronavirus: Northern governors ban almajiri system
COVID-19: West African leaders hold extraordinary teleconference session on Thursday
Akinjide one of most brilliant Yorubas in politics of Nigeria, says Prof. Akintoye
Woman who brought coronavirus from Lagos to Ekiti dies
World Earth Day: Ikeazor advocates renewed global action to fight COVID-19
COVID-19 cases rise to 24,000 in Africa ― WHO
FG hands over 30 trucks of rice, grains, groundnut oil to FCT minister
Nigeria posted $434.85m crude oil sale in January
Equities investors gain N78.4bn as market reverses 2-day loss
World Bank predicts decline in remittances to Nigeria, other LIMCs
Equities investors lose N151.3bn on 1.27% bearish trade
COVID-19: Capital market support committee to raise N1bn
KolaDaisi varsity extends COVID-19 break, begins virtual lectures
Tech-U produces, donates washable face masks to Oyo govt
COVID-19: NANS demands inclusion of students in national response
Still on House COVID-19 stimulus package
Untold story of ex-Governor Idris at 71
Youths can complement Abiodun’s effort on COVID-19 —Ogun Assembly…
COVID-19: Businesses crumble, owners count losses
How the spread of coronavirus is testing Africa

Leadership

Coronavirus Real, Spreading Like Fire , FG Warns Nigerians
Ramadan: Sultan Asks Muslims To Look Out For Moon
States Comply With PMB’s Directive, Release More Inmates
Adamawa Records First Case Of Coronavirus
BREAKING: Kano Govt Relaxes Lock Down Order
Why COVID -19 Cases Are Increasing In Nigeria – SGF
BREAKING: NCDC Confirms 91 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Nigeria
5G, Biotech: How Conspiracy Theories Harm Technologies With Great Potential
COVID-19: A Watershed In Nigeria’s Digital Technology Agenda
Kano PDP Still In The Woods
FG Secures Freedom For 60 Nigerians Convicted In Tanzania
EDITORIAL: The Final Military Offensive Against Boko Haram
Kidnappers Collected N50m For My Release – Bauchi Gov’s Brother
Gov Umahi Warns Against Extortion In Palliative Distribution
Navy Rescues Crew Members In Burning Vessel
GTBank Posts N58bn Pre-Tax Profit In Q1
FAAC Shares N780.926bn March Revenue To FG, States, LGs
FAAC Shares N780.926bn March Revenue To FG, States, LGs
Nigeria Earned $434.85m From Crude Oil Sales In January – NNPC
Earth Day 2020: Taking Climate
Outrage Over Lebanese’s Attempt To Sell Nigerian Girl For $1,000
NAF@56: Air Chief Lauds Troops For Sacrifices, Patriotism
‘Bandits Pose Threat To Food Security’
Prince Charles, Kagame, Sambo Condole With PMB Over Abba Kyari’s Death
South West States, Kogi, Kwara Benefit From OPU Donation To Combat COVID-19
Govs Seek Decentralization Of COVID -19 Response
COVID 19: Edo Lawmakers Donate One Month Salary To Combat Pandemic
Post COVID-19: Housing Stakeholders Hold Webinar, Brainstorm On Way

The Guardian

North Nigeria packs up child beggars over virus fears
Sanwo-Olu commissions Eti-Osa 70-bed isolation centre
‘Accelerated global health, economic efforts would fight COVID-19’
El-Rufai recovers, says ‘I won’t wish my enemy to contract coronavirus’
Why COVID-19 cases are rising, by panel
With zero case in Rivers, Ogoni youths want Wike to relax lockdown
Lekki Gardens Estate donates relief materials to 1000 families
Ekiti State COVID-19 third case patient dies
Delta mulls law on compulsory use of face masks to curb coronavirus
Maikaba waits on NFF for Flying Eagles coaching job
Football lovers depressed by dominant COVID-19 pandemic news, says Babaginda
Okakuro pledges support for street children as FC Bulmaro prepare for Spain 2020
Partey’s father confirms Arsenal may sign Atletico Madrid star
Klopp says Liverpool are not finished article
German football eyes May return but debate rages
Gideon Orkar’s was pro-democratic action aimed at a rogue military regime
Editorial: Chibok girls: Six years of deferred hope
United Capital records 53% increase in profit
Gains in bellwethers lift stock market index by 0.66%
COVID 19: Businesses identify liquidity, staff safety, infrastructure as essential
Nigerian market to benefit from energy value-chain services
New World Order, Illuminati and the false prophets
NDDC: Why President Buhari should dissolve IMC
One death and why the poor must not be kept hungry
Escaping ‘the mad kingdom of Trump’
Re-positioning Nigeria’s health system for future emergencies
Breakthroughs in natural remedies for cancers
Role of prebiotics in wellbeing of the colon
Recruiting artificial intelligence in battle against COVID-19 and future pandemics

Daily Independent

DESOPADEC MD Mourns As Akpolo Dies At 67
Kwara Gov Hails Emir Of Ilorin At 80
Ramadan: Sultan Directs Muslims To Look Out For Crescent Moon From Thursday
Why I Suspended Green Cards – Trump
‘Jehovah Sharp-Sharp’ Gets N1m Bail For Violating Lockdown Order
Why Coronavirus Is Spreading Like Wildfire — FG
Nigeria Faces Crisis As Oil Prices Hit Record Low
Northern Govs Ban Almajiri System, Begin Repatriation Of Persons
COVID-19 Patients To Be Treated In State Where Diagnosis Was Made —Minister
Wike’s Robust Template Against COVID-19 In Rivers
Nigerians May Not Accept Extension Of Lockdown –Anike
COVID-19: Ebonyi APC Commends Umahi’s Proactive…
COVID-19: OPU Donates N5m To South-West States, Kwara, Kogi
Lockdown: Borno Assembly Postpones Resumption Indefinitely
Why I Snubbed Arsenal, Tottenham After 2014 World Cup – Enyeama
Liverpool Not Finished Article, Team Can Still Improve, Claims Klopp
UEFA Continues To Push Leagues To Finish Seasons
Why FCTA Can’t Seize, Tax Properties In Abuja…
Global Remittances Are Projected To Decline By About 20%…
Collective Effort Needed To End COVID-19 – Rabiu
Bargain Hunting Drives NSE Index Up 0.66%
How Contributory Pension Scheme Will Stand
Global Generator Market To Hit $5bn In 2025
Former Immigration Boss Calls For Release Of Kidnapped Paramount Ruler, Wife
COVID-19: Comedian Donates Mansion For Isolation Centre
Diri Presents N242.283bn 2020 Budget 68 Days After Inauguration
Nasarawa Bans Commercial Motorcycles, Tricycle
Why Coronavirus Spreading Like Wide Fire- Boss Mustapha
Arsenal To Offer Alexandre Lacazette In Thomas Partey Deal
Kalidou Koulibaly Not Interested In PSG Move
BANKING & FINANCE
COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Lauds Ecobank’s Food Items Support
Zuba, Lafia, Other Suburbs Draw Abuja Fun Seekers
COVID-19: NITDA Seeks More Creative, Technology…
DiamondXtra: Access Bank To Splash Millions Of Naira
COVID-19: Firms Explore Cutting Back On Retirement Fund…
Ibadan DisCo Donates To Kwara Govt
Lockdown: 35 Defaulters Convicted In Akwa Ibom
Police Dock Woman, 39, Over Alleged Fraud
Burna Boy’s Performance Most Shazamed At Global Citizens’…
Editorial: Still On The Social Investment Programme
They Can’t Stop Lying Even In A Serious National Emergency
Covid-19: Eight Ways To Avoid Lockdown Leading To Breakdown In Nigeria (2)

Vanguard

COVID-19: El-Rufai makes wearing of face mask compulsory in Kaduna
Umahi to Vanguard, The Sun reporters: If you think you have the pen, we have the koboko
Abule-Ado explosion: Lagos govt compensates victims with N2.5m each
COVID-19: Kano halts testing, despite spread
COVID-19: Governors opt for 2-wk inter-state lockdown
Pastor in Ondo allegedly rapes 16-year-old epileptic girl
COVID-19: Ibadan Technical University to produce ventilator
36 Governors adopt two-week inter-state lockdown to contain COVID-19
BUHARI’S PHONY GALLANTRY: Tony Enahoro: A noble life of state pardons(1)
[People Talk] COVID-19: Should FG extend lockdown?
WHO chief says ‘virus will be with us for a long time’
COVID 19: ASUU calls for adequate investment in education
COVID-19: Focus on Kano urgently, Obaze tells NCDC, FG
COVID-19: Skool Media broadens e-learning in unity schools with Edmodo App
Are Nigerian varsities ready to go virtual?
Govt should get street urchins into farming — Thomas-Fahm
COVID-19: WAEC provides online resources for 2020 candidates
Oyo commences radio lessons for Primary School pupils
Governor Samuel Ortom: As large as his heart
BREAKING: Nigeria records 91 new cases of COVID-19, total rises to 873
UPDATED: There’s no spike in deaths, burial in Kano ― Ganduje
WATCHOUT: Peter Pan writes on pardon granted Anthony Enahoro by Buhari
UPDATED: El-Rufai tests negative for coronavirus
Ebonyi State: Stop harassment of journalists now, Guild of Editors tells Umahi
Yari to FG: Relax COVID-19 lockdown in Lagos, FCT
FAAC distributes N780.926bn to FG, States, LGs for March
IMF to decide Nigeria’s aid request April 28
Ekiti records first coronavirus death
COVID-19: Governors opt for 2-wk inter-state lockdown
COVID-19: Kano evacuates 524 Almajiri children to Jigawa
Breaking: Willy Anumudu, ‘founder of Globe motors’ is dead
Flashback: Speech presented by Major Orkar
Abba Kyari, victim of blind loyalty?
COVID-19: Extending lockdown will be catastrophic for Nigeria ― Ayade
RICHARD AKINJIDE: Footprints of legal, political giant
2023: I am not interested in politics, presidency ― Allen Onyema
Falana writes Kaduna Attorney General, says Zakzaky has bullet in his skull
ABBA KYARI: Why many politicians, others opposed him — Rotimi Fashakin
Klopp says Liverpool are not finished article
Yobo: Stephen Keshi prepared me for leadership
COVID-19: AS Roma to give up 4 months wages
Dutch FA plans to declare season over
Feyenoord’s Advocaat signs one-year contract extension
Comedian I Go Dye donates new house to FG as Isolation Centre
Actress Etinosa Idemudia launches live talent show on Instagram
ThrowBack [10 Years Ago]: Rising hip-hop star, Dagrin dies
Babyface: Micheal Jackson asked me to set him up with Halle Berry
Netflix adds record 16M subscribers in first quarter amid coronavirus
Vehicle crushes three siblings to death in Lagos
Covid-19: Two health workers tested positive in Kano, says State Coordinator
COVID-19: WHO warns against complacency amid progress
BREAKING: Result of suspected COVID-19 patient in Ughelli South is positive
COVID-19 patients with diarrhea more likely to have severe symptoms of pneumonia – Research
COVID-19: Kaduna gov’t discharges 5th patient, confirms 3 new cases
COVID-19: Central Hospital, Warri Isolation Centre ready – CMD
IMF to decide Nigeria’s aid request April 28
Inflationary pressure to intensify amidst continued rise in food prices
NSC: Keeping the ports running despite COVID-19
NIMASA moves against illegal ship scrapping
COVID 19: ASUU calls for adequate investment in education
COVID-19: Police on highways, criminals begin onslaught at homes, bus stops
30 YEARS AFTER ORKAR COUP: I apologised to IBB because of one coup plotter — Onabule
Video game industry sees best March sales since 2008
As demand crunch deepens, how far can oil plummet?
COVID 19: ASUU calls for adequate investment in education
COVID-19: Skool Media broadens e-learning in unity schools with Edmodo App
Bus journey fares rise, as petrol price falls in March — NBS
Nigeria’s oil & gas export earnings up 94.3% to $435m in January
NHRC partners CSOs on online platform for reporting rights violations
FG disowns report on alleged postponement of resumption of schools
Covid-19: Abia seals hospital where index cases were first treated
As COVID-19 spreads, Lagos Mainland leads with 107 confirmed cases

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