Tuesday, 27 October, 2020

Nigeria Newspaper Headlines May 21,2020

Nigeria Newspaper Headline

The Punch

UPDATED: 200 dead as Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 6,677
Buhari sacks NECO registrar, four officials
Akeredolu names Adeleye Amotekun commander
COVID-19: Lagos NMA directs doctors to stay at home
Madagascar President, WHO DG hold virtual meeting
Eight doctors test positive for COVID-19 in Zamfara
Brazil recommends chloroquine for COVID-19 treatment
COVID-19: Rwanda deploys robots
South Sudan’s VP, wife test positive for COVID-19
Oyo records six new COVID-19 cases
APC tackles Makinde, Oyo Assembly over N20bn loan
Oshiomhole’s lawlessness will destroy APC, says deputy chairman
Buhari condoles with Diya over wife’s death
Almajirai not welcome in Ebonyi, Umahi declares
Anambra combs towns for dry cough, breath difficulty victims
Diri lauds Ooni’s support for COVID-19 fight
15 killed, houses razed in C’River communal clashes
Kaduna Bureau De Change operator jailed for N6m fraud
12 stranded Nigerians pay N7m for Cote d’Ivoire charter flight
Bayelsa relaxes social gathering order, raises number to 200
Nigeria’s LNG export revenue threatened as demand plunges
Court fixes June 2 for Kalu’s application
Managing COVID-19 donations transparently
Benue, Nasarawa govs raise teams to fight banditry
Ogun human part dealers beat buyers over N1m fee
Groups seek psychiatric test for lady who drowned daughter
Two killed as rival cults clash in Kwara
Edo man arrested for killing cousin over N2m
Man arrested for unlawful firearm possession in Niger
Gunmen abduct naval officer in Ondo, demand N50m
Actor stabs neighbour to death over electricity bill
Ekiti man in court for allegedly stealing N100,000
Customs intercept N13m bales of clothes on NRC train
Nigeria’s LNG export revenue threatened as demand plunges
Banks’ total assets rise 11.2% to N42tn
NPA, others facilitate release of detained dockworkers
NNPC reduced depot price to remain competitive – Operators
Customs generate N117.8bn from Tin Can port
Contractors block agric minister’s office over debts
OAU secures NUC’s full accreditation for law, dentistry, others
EDITORIAL: Managing COVID-19 donations transparently
‘Miracle’ cure: What does Madagascar want?
NOSDRA and the floating dead fish
Why Nigeria is losing the COVID-19 war
Pedagogy of the oppressed


Buhari Fires NECO Registrar, Four Others
News in Photographs: Buhari Chairs FEC Meeting
Diya Loses Wife, Buhari Mourns
Curfew: Lagos Doctors Protest Police Harassment, Begin ‘Indefinite Sit-at-Home’
Police Embark on Strict Enforcement of Curfew, Interstate Travel Ban
PDP Urges N’ Assembly, EFCC to Investigate Alleged Fraud in Agric Ministry
Diya Loses Wife, Buhari Mourns
EFCC Denies Corruption Allegations against Magu
AAC Shares N2.6tn in Four Months as Revenues Slump
FEC Approves N2.923bn for Oil, Gas Facilities in Cross River
Court Declines to Stop Deliberation on Infectious Disease Bill
Reddington Crashes Cost of Open-Heart Surgery in Nigeria
FG Promises Transparency in Award of Marginal Oil Fields
Akeredolu, Makinde Appoint Commanders for Amotekun in Ondo, Oyo States
All-Share Index Rises Further as Market Sustains Bullish Trend
Women in Finance Nigeria Supports Fight against Covid-19
FCMB Introduces ‘Top-5-in-5’ Initiative for Entrepreneurs
Chukwudile: Telecoms Has Potential to Address Challenges of COVID-19
NCS Expresses Worry over Delay in National Identity Process
Airtel Nigeria Extends Remote Working to End of May
PDP Releases Schedules for Sale of Ondo Guber Forms
PDP Warns against Plot to Foist Emergency Rule on Rivers
Big Brother Naija Returns for Fifth Season
Bandits’ Onslaught on Katsina Puts Residents on Edge
COVID-19; ActionAid Supports 230 Badagry Households with Palliatives
Edo and the Race against COVID-19
COVID-19: NAFDAC Reduces Cost of Registration for MSMEs by 80%
Watford, Burnley Confirm Positive Covid-19 Tests
Barca’s ‘Project Neymar’ Fades, as the Brazilian Star Wants Longer Stay at PSG
Pulev Claims Anthony Joshua Scared of Him
Chukwueze Excited with Planned Return of Spanish La Liga
Dope: Nigeria’s Paralympic Champion, Esther Onyema, Banned for Four Years
Nigeria in A Zoom New World!

The Nation

Abia APC backs Ikonne’s appointment
Honour for public school teacher holding classes on Facebook
Mixed feelings about online classes
Don to Fed Govt: establish COVID-19 research fund
Sokoto to get first private varsity
Oil workers account for 60% of COVID-19 cases in Rivers, says Wike
Ortom merges technical, science schools
Parents kick as UNILAG Women Society School demands third term fees
BSU gets new governing council
Governor relaxes lockdown of P/Harcourt, Obio-Akpor for six days
TRCN: Teachers must re-train to renew licence
School feeding explanation evidence of incompetence, says ADC
Nigeria: crossroads of ghastly fate
Bill Gates’ ‘poisoned chalice’ (I)
IG to essential workers: don’t abuse exemption
Palliatives, charities and the faultlines
Borno COVID-19 committee, Islamic clerics agree to hold Eid-el-Fitr prayers
Appointment of NWC members illegal, says APC deputy national chairman
Gambari has his job clearly cut out
Curfew: Lagos doctors begin indefinite sit-at-home
When comes the cure?
Life and livelihood in time of Covid-19 pandemic
Odigie-Oyegun calls for credible primary in Edo
Covid-19 energy for earth’s changing climate
Covid-19, our lives and questions that matter
Northern governors and the almajiri 3:46 AM
No holds barred
Bauchi lifts ban on religious gatherings
Better late than never
292 stranded Nigerians flown into Abuja from Saudi Arabia
Madagascar’s invoice
The city is our plague
Sultan counters governors over Eid-el Fitr prayers
Lagos to admit only severe cases at isolation centres
Eidul Fitr
Govt, public urged to be vigilant
Edo engages tailors to produce facemasks
Firm fetes Muslims in Abuja, Lagos, others
Etsu Nupe urges clerics to intensify prayer
Ekiti community rejects suspension of kingmakers
Gospel singer Ododo Jesu’s last project ‘Baba O’ gains attention
Ifeanyi Dike seeks govt support for actors with farmlands
Ogun Assembly grants Abiodun’s request for tenure extension
Davido’s daughter hangs out with Tiwa Savage’s son
Jaiye Kuti breaks down over radio show host Dare Best’s death
APC slams Makinde over N40b loan
I was told not to make ‘The Delivery Boy,’ says director Nodash
Sola Sobowale shares career secret
Akeredolu appoints Amotekun chief
Lagos will proffer solution to flood, says Bello
On Juliet Ehimuan’s astronomic rise
Olofa celebrates a decade on throne
Tinubu hails Ibrahim-Imam’s appointment as TETFUND chair
Daniel Ogoloma sets eyes on nation building
UI begins process to appoint VC
Who is after Oyo Speaker Adebo Ogundoyin?
Kekemeke seeks extension of APC primaries’ date
Gen. Oladipo Diya is bereaved
Court declines Melaye’s request to restrain Reps from acting on NCDC Bill
Adewusi allays fears on NIPOST HQ fire
Ex-Abia Governor Kalu gets June 2 date
Edo, Ondo polls: APC, PDP release primaries guidelines
Buhari approves sack of NECO Registrar Uwakwe, four others
President condoles with Diya over wife’s death
FEC approves N4.08b for projects
Does the pandemic present an opportunity to reset Africa?
Cautious optimism as new leaders take over capital market
BREAKING: Nigeria’s COVID-19 deaths rise to 200
JUST IN: Wike relaxes lockdown of P/Harcourt, Obio-Akpor for six days
How COVID-19 has crippled entertainment, hospitality sectors
Oil workers account for 60% of COVID-19 cases in Rivers, says Wike
APC places N22.5m fee on guber aspirants in Edo, Ondo
God showed me Ize-Iyamu is next Edo Gov – Agbomhere
Good old football with fans will return soon, UEFA boss says
La Liga to use video analysis if player tests positive for coronavirus
Amuneke, Adepoju hail impressive Chukwueze
Honour for public school teacher holding classes on Facebook
Mixed feelings about online classes
Don to Fed Govt: establish COVID-19 research fund
Sokoto to get first private varsity
Ortom merges technical, science schools
Gospel singer Ododo Jesu’s last project ‘Baba O’ gains attention


Daily Trust

COVID-19 distraction
To my sister in Katsina
Bringing Nigerian refugees back home
APC asks governorship aspirants in Edo, Ondo to pay N22.5m
Buhari legally right to address Nigerians through SGF – Lawyers
COVID-19: Lawyers differ on Edo, Ondo governorship elections
Insecurity: Over 500 people killed in 10 states in 3 months
FG to Nigerians: prepare for the worst on COVID-19
Troops destroy Boko Haram, ISWAP logistics stores in Borno
Two die, six injured in Lagos – Abeokuta expressway crash
FMoH lists ways to identify fake hand sanitisers
Crisis rocks APC again as Oshiomhole’s deputy faults Edo, Ondo gov’ship primary guidelines
NDDC probe: Don’t give in to tricks of evil masterminds, group tells NASS
Dare reiterates commitment to upgrading Pankshin, Mambila training camps
Roberto Carlos: I was very close to joining Chelsea
Aurier appears to break lockdown protocols for a third time
‘Why foreign investors are reluctant to buy Nigerian stocks’
Nigeria imported 28.9bn litres of petrol in 2019 – NBS
FCMB building capacities for SMEs’ growth
Kuje residents lament suspension of commercial motorcycle operations
COVID-19: Yar’adua’s family donates palliatives to FCT
Coronavirus: security agents also need protection – Retired CP
Why govt should not extend the ‘easing of the lockdown’ again
Other matters
Do economic conditions in Nigeria favour the Almajiri?
Flying Katsina flag at half-mast
To my sister in Katsina
UNGA President advocates policies protecting bees
Schools resume in South Korea after coronavirus break
Nurse sanctioned for wearing revealing outfit while treating COVID-19 patients
Buhari sacks NECO registrar, 4 top staff for fraud
Kidnappers of second military officer taken in Ondo demand N50m ransom
Edo: Police comb forest for kidnapped APC chieftain
Insecurity: Over 500 people killed in 10 states in 3 months
Editorial: Bringing Nigerian refugees back home
2021 Oscars likely to be postponed
Burna Boy, AKA to meet at Africa Day Concert
FULL LIST: COVID-19 tests, confirmed cases in 36 states, FCT
Kano mulls telemedicine to curb Covid-19 spread
The silver lining to the COVID-19 pandemic
Firm launches telemedicine facility to reduce COVID-19 fatalities
ASUU to Ngige, AGF: Your statements are reckless
Contractors barricade agric ministry, demand minister, perm sec sack
NASU to commence strike
Erratic rainfall sparks fear of poor, late harvest
Why FG should pay more attention to NCX- farmers
Anambra works towards safe reopening of schools
Kadpoly to upgrade hostels
Iwo, Jama’are, Okiadolor, others get education colleges
Kano issues protocols for Eid, Friday prayers
COVID-19: Bauchi relaxes lockdown, lifts ban on religious gathering
Okene Mosque crisis: Security agencies meet with parties

The Sun

Ondo: PDP chooses governorship candidate July 22, 23
COVID-19: 8 doctors test positive in Zamfara
COVID-19: Umahi bars almajirai from entering Ebonyi
COVID-19: NCDC confirm 284 new cases
Court hears suit seeking Kalu’s release from prison June 2
Curfew: Lagos doctors begin indefinite sit-at-home
CAN urges FG to restructure security, relax lockdown
Abba, Ukpo land tussle: Supreme Court judgement final, says High Court
EFCC alleges blackmail, smear campaign against Magu
Lockdown: Confusion as security agents detain journalists, medical workers
Imo gov signs Executive Order, reduces row for Telcom
Senate breaks silence on obsolete laws, accuses FG agency
Bulama’s appointment nullity, says APC NWC member
PDP charges NASS to probe alleged N48bn Agric ministry scam
Lockdown has not reduced effects of COVID 19 –Abubakar Tsav
Justice Nabaruma’s death reechoes 2003 Anambra electoral debacle
CA-COVID donates 100-bed isolation centre to Osun
Labour hails sack of TCN MD
FY’19: BUA Cement records N175.5bn revenue, targets new market opportunities
Automation of clearing process key to growth of importation startups -Ajulo
Intervention fund: OPS commends CBN, pleads for timely release
Power sector and dangers of single unitary grid
covid-19: The enemy’s war against mankind
Did China deceive the world about Covid-19?
Setting post-covid-19 agenda for creative industry
The merchants of COVID-19
The changes that corona brings
Imo lawmaker makes vulnerable people happy
$10m bribe allegation: Court restrains Reps from inviting CUPP spokesman
IPPIS: What exactly is ASUU afraid of?
Developing local cures for COVID-19
2023: Will Atiku take another shot at the presidency?
Death of justice nabaruma and other matters
COVID-19: No time for complacency!


WHO considers Madagascar’s COVID Organics for clinical observation
Contractors barricade Agric Ministry, demand payment of debt
You’ve done us no favour by paying salaries, ASUU tells FG
COVID-19: NLC inaugurates situation room to protect job
COVID-19: Delta records sixth death
COVID-19: NOA, ICPC commence sensitisation in 19 states
COVID-19: Governor Bello pardons fifty inmates
COVID-19: Sultan advises Muslims to pray at home during Eid-Fitr
Turkey extends travel ban in 15 major cities due to COVID-19
WHO pledges to use every tool to fight COVID-19
COVID-19: Zamfara governor launches sample collection booths
NCDC team commends Gombe over approach in fighting COVID-19
COVID-19: Ganduje opens collection centre in Sabongari
COVID-19: Nigeria confirms 226 new cases, total now 6,401
South Africa to start phased school re-opening June 1
Egypt registers 720 new coronavirus cases in one day
11 males, 6 females test negative for coronavirus in Lagos, total discharged now 649
Makinde names retired General, Colonel as Amotekun chairman, commandant
Rivers State govt relaxes lockdown in Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor
NMA laments security maltreatment of members
How Nollywood actor allegedly stabbed co-tenant to death over electricity bill
Buhari sacks Uwakwe as NECO registrar over corrupt allegations
COVID-19 lockdown: Anambra govt establishes mobile courts to prosecute offenders
N7.65bn fraud: Kalu begins freedom battle June 2h
Oil workers constitute 60% of coronavirus cases in Rivers ― Wike
Nationwide blackout looms as electricity workers threaten strike
Nigerian Law Reform Commission responsible for obsolete laws in statute books, says Senate
COVID-19: Ebonyi set for lockdown as Umahi bars Almajiris from entering state
Court orders Gbajabiamila to appear over plan to invite CUPP spokesman on ‘offensive comment’
N20 billion loan, Makinde’s plan to plunge Oyo into bankruptcy, says APC
Akeredolu appoints Adeleye as Amotekun Corps Commander
Contractors barricade Agric Ministry, demand payment of debt
Cultists kill two in Ilorin
FEC okays N2.9bn water/service equipment contract for petroleum resources
Oyo govt issues 7-day ultimatum to occupants of illegal structure in schools
COVID-19: Oyo poultry farmers lose over N200bn to pandemic
BREAKING: Big Brother Naija returns, Season 5 begins July, audition starts online today
COVID-19: Ohanaeze, others charge FG to prosecute boundary closure violators nationwide
COVID-19: Delta confirms sixth death, urges private health workers to be more circumspect
CA-COVID donates 100-bed isolation centre to Osun
ABCON warns forex speculators of losses as BDCs set to resume full operations
COVID-19 may push 60 million into extreme poverty ― World Bank
Equities market closes green by 1.03 per cent
COVID-19: Oyo poultry farmers lose over N200bn to pandemic
Editorial: Hospitals’ constant rejection of the sick
Turkey extends travel ban in 15 major cities due to COVID-19
Preacher who claimed Christians immune to virus appears in Myanmar…
Spain makes facemasks compulsory in public, even for children
Man sentenced to death in Singapore on Zoom call
Ondo 2020: The epic battle for Alagbaka
APC crisis, poor performance will ensure PDP victory in Edo —Chairman
COVID-19: Film productions on standstill, says Nigeria movie producer

The Guardian

Why governments may lose COVID-19 battle, by UN
Buhari, APC under fire over alleged N48b ministry scam
Robbers go on rampage in Lagos traffic
Court remands 26-year-old man for allegedly raping 10-year-old
COVID-19 lockdown increasing patronage of TBAs
Six more test positive for COVID-19 in Ibadan firm
Delta records another COVID-19 death as monarchs, lawmaker back Operation Hawk
Young banker commits suicide in Lagos, drops note for father, girlfriend
Ortom, Sule warn herders against trespassing border farmlands
COVID-19: 8 doctors test positive in Zamfara, Rwanda deploys robots to fight COVID-19 and more
Sports ministry denies Redknapp for Eagles rumour
Football with fans will come back very soon, predicts UEFA’s Ceferin
‘Big athletes’ don’t need N50,000 COVID-19 palliative, says Ebewele
Neuer signs new Bayern deal until 2023
Zidane hails fit and ready Real Madrid
Watford’s Mariappa stunned by coronavirus diagnosis
How AbdulRazaq is reshaping governance in Kwara after 365 days in office
EFCC, asset recovery and matters arising
Ortom’s rage amid issues in Benue’s index case
Editorial: COVID-19: Tribute to our frontline workers
FG inaugurates committee to revitalise extension services
How efficient public finance will address post-Covid-19 challenges
NCDMB unveils platform to boost local technologies in oil industry
Market index sustains rising profile, up by 1.03 per cent
IPPIS, ASUU and academic transparency
Time to scrap the NDDC
COVID-19: No time for complacency!
Amotekun of the north
Stress management – Part 2
‘How to achieve quality, affordable healthcare in Nigeria’
COVID-19 response: Prepare for the inevitable, now!
Commonly used herbs to fight against viral diseases (antiviral herbs)

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