Nigeria Newspaper Headline

Nigeria Newspaper Headlines on April 24, 2020

The Nigeria Newspaper Headlines on April 24,2020 are analysed as follow.

The Nation

COVID-19 patients reject transfer to treatment centres
Why I temporarily suspended immigrant visas, by Trump
Muhammad-Bande seeks sufficient resources to contain COVID-19
Razak urges Muslims pray to defeat COVID-19
Nigeria Newspaper HeadlineLawan seeks prayer against COVID-19
‘We’ve disbursed N23b out of Abacha loot’
Ramadan starts today, says Sultan
WHO projects 700,000 malaria cases in sub-Saharan Africa
Niger to quarantine returnees from Kano
Immigration extends temporary suspension of passport
22 Abia, Anambra traders held in Rivers for violating lockdown
I oppose Buhari based on principle, says Fani-Kayode
30,000 indigent families get palliatives in Lagos
Adamawa, Taraba receive rice, beans from Fed Govt
Melaye, PDP close case at election tribunal
Kaduna tests 115, traces 174 contacts
NNPC, oil industry coalition donate to Southwest states
Governor orders canning of face mask violators
Coca-Cola Foundation supports IFRC
Oyo, UCH on collision course over COVID-19
Police disperse traders, buyers at Ekiti markets
Akeredolu refuses plot to impeach deputy
Church donates relief materials to govt
20,000 Kwara transport workers to benefit from programme
Association seeks Abiodun’s help to fight COVID-19
‘It’s unfair Fed Govt isn’t helping Osun’
APM Terminals in Apapa inaugurate new cranes
Covid-19: Govt assures ethanol supply for sanitiser production
COVID-19: ECOWAS seeks debt cancellation for African countries
Taskforce kills policewoman in Rivers
Woman kills maid over salary in Lagos 3
Abba Kyari : Tribute to a single-minded patriot
Palliative items sold in Minna markets
Malam Abba Kyari: A great public servant
Floatable lockdown
20 oil thieves arrested in Rivers
Firm delivers trucks of water to Lagos communities
COVID-19: Can Nigeria’s ’11 lucky states’ stay lucky?
Journalists, communities get food items
Oil firms gives ambulance to Akwa Ibom
DPO, two policemen kidnapped in Anambra
Ahmadiyya fetes 800 families
How my employer fired me after contracting COVID-19 from her son, by survivor
‘Pray for end of COVID-19’
IGP orders arrest of two fighting policemen
Yoruba Tennis club donates tools
Three kidnappers held in Kogi
My last contact with Abba Kyari
Troops hit militias, Boko Haram fighters
Akinjide, a tribute
FCTA court convicts Islamic cleric, others
Dirty politics deserves a break
Olabisi Onabanjo: Three decades of repose of truth
Our friend Abba
Time to slash salaries, allowances of political officers
Covid-19’s wake-up call on Nigeria’s healthcare system
Covid-19 and Internally Displaced Persons
Francesca Emmanuel (1933 – 2020)
LCCI and the economy
Ode to American Muslims
Xcene calls for more coronavirus research
Lagos launches ‘Eko Telemed’ to deliver remote healthcare
Nasarawa lacks capacity to handle positive cases, says governor
Probe tests, group tells French Consulate
Dentists are more exposed to coronavirus, says NDA
Labour unions kick as Kaduna govt mulls 25% salary deductions
Ekiti, Kwara unveil digital options to fight virus
Ikpeazu orders security checks in Abia boundary
Ownership structure, best way to fix refineries, says PENGASSAN
Lockdown: Stakeholders canvass job support scheme for private sector
Borno records death
COVID-19: Firms to the rescue with relief materials
Osun receives 49 Cote d’Ivoire returnees
50,000 poor households to get palliatives in Kano
CCT: Fed Govt disburses N446.5m in Kaduna
Helping dairy farming grow
Lending still possible, says CRC
Abiodun: Maximising benefits of lockdown
‘Ogun will triumph over pandemic’
Sober reflection for Orji Uzor Kalu at 60
Zinox boss Stan Ekeh’s quiet donation
About Ibukun Awosika’s tribute to father
On Dr. Akintunde Àyeni lasting solution
What is Ademola Ajibola up to?
Dotman joins Labo Entertainment
Ex-Beauty queen to launch book on Climate change
Woli Arole engages fans with The Chat Room show
Actor Uchemba reaches out to slum communities
Ycee advises fans to support Nigerian creatives
Kemi Adetiba offers four roles to fans in King Of Boys 2
‘Let Coronavirus not put China, Nigeria asunder’
BREAKING: Nigeria records 108 new coronavirus cases
Kogi West: Dino Melaye, PDP close case at election tribunal
COVID-19: We’ve carried out 10,000 tests till date, says NCDC
Syrian ex-secret police on trial for war crimes
Abiodun: Maximising benefits of lockdown
‘Ogun will triumph over pandemic’
Akeredolu rejects plot to impeach deputy
Ondo 2020: Deputy governor disowns PDP campaign poster
David Mark lauds Ortom at 59
West Ham’s Moyes says game must ‘reset’ after coronavirus crisis
COVID-19: Super Eagles player, Musa dismisses positive test
Serena: Meeting Mandela was one of my best moments
WHO, UEFA trade words over football’s return
No Lagos Int’l Badminton Classics
Ndidi seeks self-improvement with Foxe
APM Terminals in Apapa inaugurate new cranes
Covid-19: Govt assures ethanol supply for sanitiser production
COVID-19: ECOWAS seeks debt cancellation for African countries
Taskforce kills policewoman in Rivers

The Punch

NMA fumes as FG says 40 health workers test positive
Umahi life ban on journalists, anti-people, draconian — NBA
UPDATED: Nigeria records 108 new COVID-19 cases, total now 981
Lockdown: Virtual proceedings to begin soon, says Supreme Court
COVID-19: South Africa to ease lockdown from May 1
COVID-19: Experimental drug remdesivir failed in human trial —Reports
Italy begins antibody tests for coronavirus immunity
Germany donates mobile coronavirus testing labs to Uganda, Rwanda
Greece extends lockdown to May 4
China pledges $30m to WHO for coronavirus fight
A’Ibom to review lockdown Monday
Amosun supports police, others, Danjuma donates N100m relief materials
Enforce face mask wearing, Okunbor urges Edo
Group to feed one million Nigerians weekly
Troops kill militiamen in Benue, recover rifles
Four killed, one kidnapped, houses burnt in Anambra conflict
LASG working on minibus assembly plant – Hamzat
Rivers NSCDC arrests suspected oil a thieves
Plateau arrests 1,607 lockdown offenders
Police free Kogi kidnap victims of
S’Court plans online hearing of cases
Adamawa traces 84 contacts of index case
Katsina locks down LG as cases hit 21
Lebanese who advertised Nigerian woman for sale arrested
CSO kicks as Lagos demolishes houses during lockdown
Enyeama: I never wanted to attend 2018 World Cup
I don’t have coronavirus – Musa
Chelsea contact Lille over Osimhen deal
Imo diverting LG funds despite NFIU guidelines – NULGE
APC chieftain disagree with Wike on task force
UNCTAD seeks $3.4tn debt write-off for Nigeria, others
Eliminate wastage, block leakages to unlock funding, say experts
Oil crash: LCCI, experts call for adjustment models
Fish, poultry farmers lament losses, solicit govt patronage
Consumers complain about failed electronic transactions, others – FCCPC
Private sector to hand over isolation centres, others
Blues lead race for Nnamdi
Rolling Stones release new song ‘Living in a Ghost Town’
EDITORIAL: Before easing COVID-19 lockdown
Mulling the tiptoe back to normalcy
So, Geoffrey Onyeama believed the Chinese?
COVID-19: Between freedom, repression and challenges of legitimacy (1)


IATA: Relief for African Airlines Critical
BON Raises the Alarm over Fate of Broadcasting Industry
Enugu Intercepts Interstate Travellers
Osun Allays Fears over New Ivory Coast Returnees
NNPC, Others Donate Ambulances, Other Medical Equipment to South-west States
IPC, ACSPN Hold Webinar on Combating COVID-19 Infodemic
NABTEB Postpones May, June 2020 Certificate Examinations
Gombe Imposes Curfew, to Return Almajiris to States of Origin
US Assistance to Fight Pandemic in Nigeria Hits $21.4m
Tragedy as Cop Kills Policewoman in Rivers
Lagos Asks Private Schools Not to Resume Academic Activities
Akwa Ibom Extends Lockdown By Three Days
Q1: UBA Starts Strong with N147bn Earnings, N33bn Profit
Nigerian Breweries Posts N83bn Revenue, N5.5bn Profit in Three Months
Customs Agents Decry Violation of FG’s Order on Demurrage Waiver
Aero May Expand Aircraft Maintenance to Uyo Facility
COVID-19: Air Cargo to the Rescue
Covid 19: Between Nigeria, UK and America
A Governor’s Wartime Performance
Appointment of Chief of Staff: The Daura Option
The Illegal IMC of NDDC and Its Dubious Forensic Audit
GOODGIRL LA is Unstoppable In New Single ‘JEJE’
COVID-19 Contract Tracing: Lessons For Jihad In Africa
COVID-19: Omashola Appeals to Wealthy Nigerians to Join Him Assist Poor Masses
(Poetry) The Torch Bearers
COVID-19 PANDEMIC: Bleak Future for Some National Teams as NFF Board Meets Today
Super Eagles Captain, Ahmed Musa, Debunks COVID-19 Speculations
Kenya Facing Ban from 2022 World Cup in Qatar
Impossible to Delay Games Further, Says Tokyo Olympic Chief
Abba Kyari: Never Knew it Would Come to this Tragic End
Malam Abba Kyari: A Great Public Servant
Bauchi Govt Fumigates Yankari Games Reserve
Nigeria Has Only 450 Ventilators, Says Aliyu
Rivers Arrests 22 Traders for Violating Ban on Interstate Movement
Police Arrest Three Suspected Kidnappers in Kogi
Wearing of Masks in Public Places Now Compulsory in Niger
Q1: UBA Starts Strong with N147bn Earnings, N33bn Profit
COVID-19: Firms Urged to Protect Employees’ Interest
FBNQuest Records N4.2bn Profit
Dangote Cement Raises N150bn as Bond Offer Records Oversubscription
Nigerian Breweries Posts N83bn Revenue, N5.5bn Profit in Three Months
Customs Agents Decry Violation of FG’s Order on Demurrage Waiver
Aero May Expand Aircraft Maintenance to Uyo Facility
COVID-19: Air Cargo to the Rescue
NSC Directs Haulage Operators to Reduce Freight Rates at Ports
Seafarers Get Certificate Validity Extension
CRC Credit Bureau Offers Automated Lending Service
Mbanuzuo: Airlines’ Employees Will Bear Pain of COVID-19 Disruptions
Ethiopian Finalises Distribution of Jack Ma’s Additional Medical Supplies
International Carriers Sack Workers
Delta Launches Cargo-only Flights to Atlanta

Daily Trust

Racial discrimination: Nigeria draws red line for China
77 Nigerian health workers infected with COVID-19, Lassa fever
Arts and Culture Council donates masks, sanitizers to newsrooms, IDPs
COVID-19: Muslim organizations, scholars move Ramadan tafsir online
Coronavirus: We’re in Kano to prevent another epicentre — FG
ASUU rejects BVN submission as condition for payment of withheld salaries
…No congregational prayers, group meals, Buhari tells Muslims
Two more COVID-19 deaths recorded in Lagos
Bauchi gov directs hospital to treat patient after Daily Trust report
Ganduje flags off distribution of palliative in Kano
COVID-19: Constituents lament neglect by lawmakers as lockdown bites harder
Champions League qualification ‘will be worked out on sporting merit’ – UEFA
COVID-19: Chelsea star buys protective masks for traders in Sierra Leone
COVID-19: Ahmed Musa denies testing positive
PenCom, National Assembly refute N9bn probe rumour
Black market forex dealers cash on scarcity, sell N415/$
USAID/Nigeria announces $33mn for CSOs’ capacity building
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We have taken measures to tackle kidnapping – Kwali chair
‘Why we will monitor palliatives distribution’
Group commends FCTA’s inclusive distribution of palliatives in Abaji
Does it really matter who succeeds Abba Kyari?
Abba Kyari: A story retold
Abba Kyari: A great public servant
Mal. Abba Kyari: Rare gem with personal courage of conviction
U.N. agency calls for $1 trn developing world debt write-off
Trump ‘partially’ signs suspension of immigration to US
Implement critical but difficult policies now, Buhari advises ECOWAS leaders
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: Maltreatment of Nigerians in China
Lebanese man who advertised Nigerian woman for sale arrested
Lockdown is nothing like a curfew—it’s tougher
COVID-19: Smile supports Oyo with free broadband service
Twitter to block virus 5G conspiracy theory tweets
12 countries currently operating 5G network
Ramadan: Saudi Arabia sights moon crescent, as fasting begins Friday
Pious Muslim Women to feed 2,000 faithful during Ramadan
COVID-19: Islamic council opposes cremation of corpses

The Sun

COVID-19: Shippers lose N5trn in 1 month
COVID-19: No threat from Labour on possible lockdown extension –FG
NABTEB postpones 2020 May/June OL certificate exams
ECOWAS names Buhari COVID-19 champion, alerts leaders on challenges posed by pandemic
40 health workers test positive for coronavirus – FG
COVID-19 patients dare govt, reject treatment in Abuja
The Sun petitions IGP over staff intimidation, harassment by Umahi, Ebonyi CP
COVID-19: Supreme Court plans virtual proceedings
COVID-19: 55 test negative as Borno begins 14-day lockdown
Fayemi unveils COVID-19 response website
40 health workers test positive for coronavirus – FG
Akwa Ibom extends COVID-19 lockdown to Monday
Ondo guber: Deputy gov disowns PDP campaign posters
Bayelsa West poll: APC chieftain, party disagree over Dickson’s endorsement
Kogi West: I’m not an expert in electoral matters, Dino’s witness tells Tribunal
Lockdown: Experts give tips to reignite aviation sector
Rights group releases report on distribution of Abacha’s $322m loot
COVID-19 ’ll push 49m people into extreme poverty, says World Bank
W’Bank slashes outlook for oil, metals
COVID-19 lockdown: Rensource launches digital distribution platform
Merge tennis governing bodies, says Federer
Adebayor: I won’t donate towards COVID-19 fight in Togo
Chelsea plans summer move for Osimhen
COVID-19: Sports Ministry expands digital training for youths
Yobo: COVID-19 delaying my coaching badge
Egypt’s FA extends suspension of football activities until mid-May
NDA manufactures ventilators to combat COVID-19
Malam Abba Kyari: A great public servant
Abba Kyari: Medicine after death?
COVID-19: The dangers facing Governor Ganduje
Memories of the living
My last contact with Abba Kyari
Uzodimma, Ihedioha’s verbal war deepens
…Tension as warlords abduct DPO, 2 policemen
Soldiers destroy militia camp, recover arms, ammunition in Benue
NOSDRA yet to establish links between oil spills and dead fishes on Niger Delta coastline
Sometimes I disagree with celebrities on their styles –John Angel, actor/stylist
I want to act nude with Genevieve –Henry Blaise
COVID-19: Frequencie donates cash, food to Kwara rural dwellers
Seuncee to drop The Lion Attitude


Nigeria records 108 new cases of COVID-19, as total rises to 981
Britain injects two persons as COVID-19 vaccine trial begins
FG proposes compulsory use of face mask in public places
COVID-19: Tambuwal constitutes Ramadan feeding committee
COVID-19: NABTEB postpones 2020 May/June examinations indefinitely
COVID-19: Anambra index case discharged from isolation centre
COVID-19: NNPC, partners donate six ambulances to South-West
Sanwo-Olu donates 400 bags of rice, garri to boat operators in Lagos
Lagos govt announces two more COVID-19 deaths
COVID-19: Osun announces mandatory use of nose mask in public
COVID-19: 50,000 poor households get palliatives in Kano, says Ganduje
COVID-19 curfew: We will impound violators’ vehicles in Ondo ― FRSC
COVID-19: 73 prison inmates regain freedom in Delta
COVID-19: Ibadan Polytechnic fumigates students’ hostels
Oyo records first COVID-19 death
Egypt’s coronavirus cases rise to 3,659 with 276 deaths
We have reports that some COVID-19 patients in Abuja now treat themselves at home, says FCT minister
COVID-19: NCAC mass produces cultural face masks, sanitisers, others for media houses, stakeholders
COVID-19: Bauchi bans Almajiri system, commercial motorcycles, suspends Ramadan Tafsir, congregational prayers
Five University Teaching Hospital health workers among 11 coronavirus cases in Borno
COVID-19: South-West governors shift enforcement date for use of face mask to May 1
Si4dev Feeds 1000 Families Through Their covid-19 Response Fund
COVID-19: Oodua Progressive Union donates N5 million, food items to S/West, Kwara, Kogi states
COVID-19: Emirate plane ready to airlift Nigerians abroad, we are only waiting for clearance, says Foreign Affairs…
(UPDATE): 40 health workers have tested positive for coronavirus, says minister
We’ll continue to support police to provide security ― Sanwo-Olu
(UPDATE): 17 WHO, NCDC officials sent to Kano to monitor coronavirus spread
4 killed, houses destroyed as Anambra communities engage in land dispute tussle
Court orders former university vice chancellor to refund $1.75 million meant for building hostel
Salary or not, fight against COVID-19 in Nigeria is for all, says ASUU
FAAC shares N661bn for March 2020 as AGF admits error
FG proposes compulsory use of face mask in public places
We are sending team to contain spread of coronavirus in Kano, says presidential task force
Hoodlums hijack FIRS palliative items meant for Abuja village
About 40 health workers tested positive for coronavirus ― Minister of Health
COVID-19: Anambra index case discharged from isolation centre
Lebanese who advertised Nigerian woman for sale has been arrested ― Dabiri-Erewa
No cause for panic over 49 Ivory Coast returnees ― Osun State govt
Lockdown of Lagos is already breeding hunger virus, youths are becoming restless, says Bode George
Police arrest three suspected kidnappers in Kogi
(UPDATE): Ex-PDP national chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff, loses dad in fire outbreak
COVID-19: NNPC, partners donate six ambulances to South-West
Traditional ruler carries out sacrifice to appease Oro, Egungun, other…
18 women protesters in Sapele released from detention
Equities investors gain N78.4bn as market reverses 2-day loss
World Bank predicts decline in remittances to Nigeria, other LIMCs
Plateau-1 investors lose N151.3bn on 1.27% bearish trade
COVID-19: Capital market support committee to raise N1bn
Editorial: NASS’ verdict on SIP
Why I suspended green cards — Trump
Putin’s problems mount as coronavirus hits Russian economy
Bankruptcy looms over US energy industry
New KWASU VC formally takes over
Unnecessary loss of lives at Adiatu/Odo Oru axis in Ogbomoso
Why politicians should adopt appropriate media
Where is our heritage?
Using BVN for social intervention programme
When will peace return to Ogun PDP?
COVID-19: Reps’ salary donation a collective decision —Minority caucus…
COVID-19: FG has sidelined South-East on palliatives —IYM leader
As Edo stakeholders fret over COVID-19 spread
Coronavirus: Lejjend charges Nigerians on staying safe
COVID-19: In Kwara, govt, residents sustain fight against a mounting pandemic
When alumni saved school from going into extinction
Group advocates community development initiatives
Onabanjo’s 30th posthumous anniversary: A tribute
MUSWEN, MSSN, NACOMYO pay tributes to Abba Kyari
Lockdown: More enlightenment needed at grassroots, MSSN tells govt
COVID-19: Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland donates N45m to FG, Oyo govt

The Guardian

Breaking News: Nigeria records 108 new coronavirus cases, total now 981
Fresh calls for restructuring as COVID-19 batters economy
Panic as 40 health workers test positive for coronavirus
Bundesliga ‘ready to return on May 9’
Only one case tested positive for COVID-19 out of 70 in Ekiti State, says Fayemi
Lagosians make gradual return to pre-Covid lockdown
Anambra discharges first index case after testing negative
‘Nigeria needs to review its foreign policies, strengthen agriculture’
Katsina records 20 cases of COVID-19, one death, Delta has six
Woman allegedly beats maid to death, claims suicide
Long queues for virus tea ‘cure’ in Madagascar
Don’t rush to restart La Liga, Bale warns
Premier League teams could face a play-off
Woods versus Mickelson second match confirmed for next month
Olopade counts cost of COVID-19
Ahmed Musa on self-isolation, denies being infected with COVID-19
Black women sue golf course that called cops alleging they were playing too slow
Uzodinma takes all, shuns Okorocha, son-in-law, others in appointments
PDP in quiet strategies as COVID-19 cripples open political operations
Delicate balance of employee vs business interests
‘How government can fast-track economic recovery post-COVID-19’
FG hopeful of sustained oil production amidst low prices
Stock market indices slump by N162b amid losses in bellwethers
Abba Kyari: A great public servant
Richard Akinjide in national politics
A long COVID-19 war
My last contact with Abba Kyari