Nigeria Newspaper Headline

Nigeria Newspaper Headlines May 22, 2020.

The Nation

Revised 2020 budget: Ahmed meets lawmakers
Edo, Ondo polls won’t be easy, says INEC
Hypertension, diabetes, others account for 70% Covid -19 deaths, says Fed Govt
Federation Account lost N125 billion revenue in Q1
Lagos spends N800m on 16,000 tests, says Commissioner
IGP, others accused of frustrating verdict on sealed Kano rice factory
Challenges of home treatment, by NCDC
Fed Govt overrules governors on worship centres opening
Testing remains a challenge in Kogi
My men need PPE, says Ondo CP
Lawan distributes palliatives to constituents
NIS intercepts 19 illegal returnees
Communities to get free face masks
NCDC hails Kwara’s preparedness
Rotary donates medical supplies to LUTH, LASUTH
Katsina records 13 deaths, as 51 are discharged

Nigeria Newspaper Headline
UNILAG’s ventilator is game changer, says Lagos Govt
FCTA arrests 84 travellers in trucks
NDDC distributes palliatives
Stage set to discharge Dubai, London returnees
Ese Oruru’s abductor Dahiru gets 26-year jail term
JNI, others back Sultan’s pray-at-home directive
Fed Govt declares May 25, 26 public holidays
Edo APC faction faults Odigie-Oyegun on Obaseki
It’s no scam to feed school kids at home, says Fed Govt
Five arrested for kidnapping in Niger
Kidnap suspects buy Mercedes with dead teen’s ransom
Customs intercepts N1.2b cannabis on Lagos waters
‘Jehovah Sharp-Sharp’ founder’s trial stalled
Three killed in Lagos, Ogun crashes
We won’t tolerate unruly officers, says Rivers CP
Ogun hotelier found dead in car trunk
DPO detained over sergeant’s death
Anti-poor coalition?
Who will save us from ourselves? (2)
Daniel Ogoloma sets eyes on nation building
On Juliet Ehimuan’s astronomic rise
Coronavirus…Families, reunion, waning values
UCTH’s place in Cross River’s COVID-19 tale
Olofa celebrates a decade on throne
Who is after Oyo Speaker Adebo Ogundoyin?
Ifeanyi Dike seeks govt support for actors with farmlands
How unhealthy competition amongst professionals, poor regulation caused Owerri collapse
NAF inaugurates accommodation for personnel
Coronavirus: Kano can’t afford complacency
The death of Justice Nabaruma … and other matters
With N1000 bribe, I “smuggled” foreign rice from Benin Republic to Nigeria despite govt’s restrictions
NAPPSA implores NAFDAC, Fed Govt to resist non-evidence-based therapy
The changing social life in virus period
Ondo 2020: Why APC Unity Forum is in tatters
IPPIS: Between the AGF and ASUU
Undelivered presidential address
FIRS and its horrible critics
National development and corruption
Of deregulation, public value and national interest
Football’s murky practices: Let Keshi sleep
For a new world order
Tony Allen (1940 – 2020)
BREAKING: COVID-19 cases in Nigeria rise to 7016
Auditing the auditors
Why African goalkeepers hardly succeed in Europe, by Uzoho
Court halts Reps investigative committee
NPF backs community policing in Edo
COVID-19: Nigerians stockpiling chloroquine, PTF raises alarm
18-year-old wife stabs husband to death over sex
Gale of resignation hits Imo PDP
Women’s Bundesliga to restart on May 29
Pulev won’t step down for Joshua/Fury fight
Ministry to renovate long distance training camps
Oliseh, Amadi rue COVID-19 effects on football
We created 3,192 Jobs in 2019 – DBN
Jaiz bank sells forex to SMEs
Keystone Bank unveils online platform for SMEs
FCMB links entrepreneurs, experts viaTop-5-In-5
ABCON: Forex speculators to lose funds
Five arrested for kidnapping in Niger
Kidnap suspects buy Mercedes with dead teen’s ransom
Customs intercepts N1.2b cannabis on Lagos waters
‘Jehovah Sharp-Sharp’ founder’s trial stalled
Three killed in Lagos, Ogun crashes
We won’t tolerate unruly officers, says Rivers CP
Female lawyer emerges best data graduating student
Lagos postpones entrance tests for model colleges
Don to Fed Govt: establish COVID-19 research fund
The changing social life in virus period
Gynaecologist urges women not to remove their pubic hair
Cervical Cancer: Expert advises regular Pap smear test for women for early detection

The Punch

FG asks churches, mosques, others to submit guidelines for reopening
Observe sallah prayers at home, Sultan tells Muslims again
N10tn spent on fuel subsidy in 15 years – Marketers
Nigerians evading tax on foreign properties risk prosecution –FG
13 COVID-19 patients recover in Lagos
UK contributes £20m to Africa’s anti-COVID-19 fund
75-year-old woman dies of COVID-19 in Ekiti
Lagos records four more COVID-19 deaths
COVID-19: 15 more workers test positive in Ibadan company
Madagascar President, WHO DG hold virtual meeting
FG declares Monday, Tuesday Eid-el-Fitri holidays
Kano youth who abducted, impregnated Ese Oruru jailed 26 years
Military quarantines B’Haram suspects, bandits, gives masks
They say I’m still positive, says Benue index case
Edo ex-commissioner collapses after police harassment
Soldiers, policemen exchange blows over Ebonyi traffic violation
Governors to partner PTF for full reopening of economy
Forgery: Police invite lawyer for demanding minister’s probe
Imo PDP publicity secretary resigns, joins APC
SIM card: Trader gives DSS 24 hours to pay N10m
Kalu: Buhari nominee lampoons S’Court critics, faults ACJA
Protest as police kill Ogun pregnant woman with torch
Lagos DPO arrested for shooting sergeant dead
Bauchi teenager kills husband over sex 11 days after wedding
Soldier, deserters nabbed for killing Imo undergraduate over N800,000
Armed men invade Abuja communities, kill three, rob residents
Woman dies, child, two others injured in Lagos crash
Man arraigned for arson, goat, palm oil theft
Three arrested for stealing N300,000 from bank account
Conception, pregnancy and COVID-19
‘Poor health infrastructure making COVID-19 containment difficult’
Obey COVID-19 safety protocols, Emzor boss tells Nigerians
Rohr accepts new two-year deal to coach Eagles
COVID-19: Nigerian chess star Adu stranded in Abidjan
Eze: I won’t rush to play for Eagles
APC adopts direct primaries for Edo gov poll candidate
Stop acting like Obaseki’s mouthpiece, Oshiomhole’s loyalists tell Oyegun
Police disperse Useni-backed exco from Plateau PDP office
Bamidele seeks quick passage of virtual court proceeding bill
We won’t drop N4.3bn secret account probe – Ondo Assembly
I’m not working for Akeredolu, says Kekemeke
Inflation hit two-year high at 12.34% in April –NBS
Customs seize Indian hemp worth N1bn
Don’t run parallel management, Amaechi tells NPA board
COVID-19 has worsened disasters in Nigeria, says NEMA
LASG engages stakeholders to curb fuel tanker accidents
337,589 Lagos pupils to benefit from school feeding
Corruption: FG establishes integrity clubs in 1,000 schools
Benue teacher disappears on way to restaurant
Sustain e-learning, Queen’s College PTA tells FG
EDITORIAL: Abuse of lockdown and curfew enforcement
Coronavirus and institutional decay
Gambari is gold, not a gamble
Pastor Oyakhilome asks too much of Nigerians
Who says the world will change after COVID-19?


FG Kicks against Large Gathering During Sallah Celebration
Cautions govs on lockdown relaxation 339 new cases spike tally to 7,016 with 1,907 discharged, 211 dead
Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority Begins Audit of Airlines
FG works out stimulus package for operators
INEC: How We’ll Conduct Elections During Pandemic
Buhari Amends Executive Order on Offshore Assets Declaration
Nigeria Records 339 New Cases of COVID-191, 11 Deaths
One Killed, Six Injured in Lagos Bridge Accident
Finally, Court Sentences Ese Oruru’s Abductor to 26 Years
CBN Reschedules MPC Meeting for Thursday
Buhari Amends Executive Order on Offshore Assets Declaration
Lagos Slashes 2020 Budget By 21% to N920.5bn
FG Inaugurates Extension Services Revitalisation Committee
Shareholders Call for Merging of Stockbroking firms for Better Service Delivery
FirstBank Provides Free e-Learning Subscriptions
NIWA, LASG Resume Battle over Dredging Activities in Waterways
‘Some Airlines May Not Resume Operations Without Govt’s Intervention’
‘Face Mask, Social Distancing Now Mandatory in NRC Facilities’
PDP Guber Aspirants to Pay N21m for Edo, Ondo Elections
Edo Elders Kick against Report of Obaseki’s Panel of Inquiry
Charles Akindiji Akinola: Our Plan is to Globalise Culture in Osun State
Appraising ‘Eleme Kingdom: Battling the Enemy Within’
Appolus Chu Foundation Donates Palliative to Families in Eleme
Meet Jega of ICT, The Entrepreneur Making Waves in Nigeria
Shut up or Risk Letter from My Lawyers, Siasia Threatens Odemwingie
Dessers Rues Missed Super Eagles Debut against Sierra Leone
Covid-19 Costs Man Utd £28m So Far
Ali Jeje’s Mother Gets Palliative from Sports Minister
Paul Okoku’s Foundation Partners ACF to Fight Covid-19 in Osun
Almajiri as Assets and Curses

Daily Trust

Nigeria heading for recession – Minister
…inflation rate up 12.34% in April, highest in 23 months
CBN cautions investors against sourcing forex from ‘black market’
Don’t hike prices, FG tells traders, transporters, others
COVID-19: ‘How to perform Eid prayers at home’
Ese Oruru: Court sentences Yunusa ‘Yellow’ to 26 years imprisonment
Oil prices climb as U.S. stock drawdown eases supply glut fears
COVID-19: Health workers in Kogi in danger – NMA
10,000 Nigerian students for Huawei ICT training
NEMA DG pledges scientific approach to disaster mgt
Zamfara LG chair, deputy impeached
Ekiti PDP caretaker c’ttee to promote unity
Imo PDP publicity scribe resigns
Emulate Westerhof, Bonfrere to succeed as Eagles coach, Dosu charges Rohr
Ali Jeje’s mother latest to get sports minister’s palliative
Westwood says fans ‘essential’ to Ryder Cup
CBN cautions investors against sourcing forex from ‘black market’
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
Covid-19 narratives multiply as Nigeria moves towards herd immunity
Another generational icon passes on: Tribute to Alhaji Aliyu Daneji, OON (1926-2020)
Requiem to Sen. Paul Wampana
Bolivia’s health minister sacked, arrested for coronavirus-related corruption
UNGA President advocates policies protecting bees
Schools resume in South Korea after coronavirus break
Robbers kill man, shoot police sergeant in Abuja
Police nab ‘fake’ army officer in Abuja
Editorial: COVID-19: Wike’s executive impunity
Bringing Nigerian refugees back home
Time to halt Taraba mayhem
Multi Choice to begin auditions for Big Brother Naija season 5
Zlatan releases ‘Road to CDK’, plans to unveil new album
Pac-Man, the eating arcade game turns 40
Nexford University powers global online classroom with MTN
COVID-19: Private school owners seek grants, non-interest loan
Anambra works towards safe reopening of schools
Kadpoly to upgrade hostels
Kuwait distributes food to indigents in Abuja, Kano, others
Ramadan: FOMWAN donates fruits to Abuja custodial centre
COVID-19 stifles Eid al-Fitr celebrations

The Sun

Sallah: Sultan suspends congregations at Eid prayer ground over COVID-19
Buhari signs amended order for voluntary declaration of offshore assets
Group gives 21 days ultimatum to almajarai to leave South East
COVID-19: NCDC confirms 339 new cases, 11 deaths
Govs frustrating COVID-19 fight –FG
Post-lockdown: Obi gives template for Nigeria’s economic recovery
Council directs Kwara Muslims to observe prayers at homes
N119bn fraud: Group demands perm sec’s suspension
Doctors revoke sit-at-home order
NMA right violation petition: FCT High Court fixes June 10th for hearing
Imo Assembly repeals govs, speakers pension act of 2007
Lagos spends over N750m on COVID-19 tests
When Governor Bello put party politics behind for Rule of Law
How Gambari can unite Nigerians –Anumaka
Langtang North PDP suspends Useni’s Caretaker C’ttee
N4.3bn: Ondo Assembly not probing anyone – Speaker
COVID-19: Lagos slashes budget by 21%
Nigeria’s economy to contract by 8.9% as inflation hits 12.34% in April
FirstBank provides free e-learning subscriptions, targets 1m students
Jaiz Bank resumes forex sales to SMEs
Transactions on NSE hits 58.4% as BUA Cement, Sunu top gainers’ chart
Okoku’s foundation, ACF unite to fight COVID-19 in Osun
Taribo West: Aribo too weak to play for Super Eagles
Olofinjana partners Ekiti FA
Paralympic Champion, Onyema gets 4-Year ban
10 days left before loan expire: Man U gives up on Ighalo
Cuper gutted as NFF extends Rohr’s contract
One year after, family, friends remember coach Ogbeide
D’Tigers captain, Diogu debunks retirement rumour
COVID-19: Osimhen: I’m home sick
No Olympic postponement beyond 2021, IOC insists
Manchester United’s debt hits £430m
Iheanacho returns to training overweight
Okoku’s foundation, ACF unite to fight COVID-19 in Osun
COVID-19: Army renovates medical facilities in Kano, provides boreholes
Today a reader, tomorrow a leader
Discordant tunes in fight against COVID-19
Re: Day Tukur Buratai made Boko Haram’s Shekau cry
Femi Adesina: So what?
Universities must embrace e-learning
History, COVID-19 and the future
International Day for biological diversity
Kano crumbled COVID-19 lockdown
Neighbours at war again in Taraba
Benue police arrest 70 suspected robbers, kidnappers
SSOPEC lauds Buhari over Gambari appointment as CoS
‘Born Before Computer’ teachers risk job loss in COVID era – TRCN
eWallet: Kiddominant’s new African sound to the world
OIF condemns influx of Almajirai in Southeast
Ladtem’s retreat for youths begins today
July date for BBNaija season 5 kick-off


Nigeria Records 339 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Hits 7,016
Buhari Signs Amendment To Executive Order On Voluntary Offshore Assets…
National Assembly Receives Amended N10.596 Trillion 2020 Budget…
Nigerians In India, Others Will Be Evacuated, Minister Assures
COVID-19: States To Get $1.5 Billion World Bank Relief Package
Ekiti records second COVID-19 death
UK contributes £20million into new AU ‘anti-COVID-19 fund’
Why govt need to open churches, mosques ― CAN spokesman
COVID-19: Pharmaceutical association lauds Anambra govt over testing…
Father and son surrender to police after killing neighbour for allegedly sleeping with wife
CBN reschedules MPC meeting
COVID-19: FG appeals to traders, transporters not to hike prices
Lagos discharges another 9 males, 4 females after testing negative for coronavirus
Lockdown: Police arrest 413 violators, impound 98 vehicles in Kano
Lagos reduces 2020 budget figures by 21 per cent
FG gives 500 bags of rice, other palliatives to 25 Abuja orphanages
NLC decries incessant harassment of healthcare workers by security agents
Kaduna Correctional Centre Rejects Convict Over COVID-19 Fears
UPDATE: How lockdown made pregnant woman to die during labour in Ogun
Court sentences man to 2 weeks community service for theft
Rising Inflation Puts CBN In Dilemma ― Uwaleke
Standard Chartered Nigeria contributes N185m for COVID-19 emergency…
Shareholders commend Sterling Bank’s 2019 financial performance
Petrol import permit controversy: Marketers demand level playing field…
EDITORIAL: The Fehintola Murder Case In Osun
WHO assesses Impact Of Trump’s Decision To Withhold Funding
Nurse disciplined after wearing only lingerie under see-through PPE…
Help, We Need Palliatives, Private School Teachers Plead
Making The Best Out Of An Impossible Situation
Osun and the ranking by NBS
Agriculture: The future is always here
Why Buhari Gives Appointment To Those He Knows —Kokori
Dapo Abiodun: A new paradigm shift

The Guardian

FG insists on restrictions as governors, Muslims disagree
Oil marketers demand pricing formula, legislation to sustain monthly adjustments
How telcos can rebuild Nigeria in wake of COVID-19
Lockdown, disruptions in supply chain trigger higher inflation
PTF warns against panic buying of Hydrxoychloroquine
Ayade lifts suspension on public worship in Cross River
Lagos has spent N800 million on COVID-19 testing, says commissioner
Lagos government moves against tanker drivers over incessant accidents
Five years after, Ese Oruru’s abductor to spend 26 years in jail
Inter Milan reluctant to pay £10.75m on Victor Moses
FG urged to rename National Stadium Lagos after Okwaraji
Anthony Joshua’s promoter eyes teaming up with UFC
Henderson has felt ‘safe’ since return to Liverpool training
Man Utd predict £20 mn TV rebate due to Premier League stoppage
Games without fans ‘sadder than dancing with your sister’, says Luis Enrique
Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu, others set for final showdown as APC primary beckons
Oyo APC, PDP trade words over N20b loan
PDP crisis deepens in Plateau as two caretaker committees emerge
Editorial: Buhari and his Chief of Staff
World airlines issue safety guidelines for restart
Traders, speculators may suffer losses as BDCs resume operations
Monarch rallies private sector to COVID-19 preventive measures
LCCI tasks new members on professionalism, business ethics
The saboteurs and the unbelievers