Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 7 April, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



India Dismisses US Claim Of ‘Game Changer’ Drug For COVID-19 Treatment

Alleged COVID ‘ 19 concealment: UITH Suspends Senior Consultant

Covid-19: Senator Folarin Plans N5 Million Cash, Other Palliatives Distribution

COVID-19 Exposes APC-led FG’s Social Intervention As Hoax- PDP

Covid-19: Makinde Expresses Dissatisfaction Over FG’s Cash Distribution

JVP To Conduct Virtual Tech Event

Companies Struggle To Recruit New CFOs Amid Coronavirus Pandemic


Without test, I wouldnt have known I had COVID-19 Seyi Makinde

Nigeria to borrow $6.9bn from WBank, IMF, AfDB

Fayose canvasses stomach infrastructure to save lives

COVID-19: When Nigerians wish their leaders dead

Palliatives: Rivers raises 33-member team, okays N2bn

Telecoms union advises regulators to prioritise COVID-19 response

Scrutinise FGs N500bn request, PDP tells NASS

Makinde faults FGs palliative

Canadas largest province says US blocked delivery of three million masks

Fitch downgrades Nigeria to B, negative outlook

CBN to suspend interest payment on state debts

Petrol subsidy gone forever, says NNPC

US, Canada evacuate over 575 citizens from Nigeria

Oil falls to $32 as OPEC postpones meeting

5G demonstration trials done with 4G spectrum Minister

No buyer has rejected Nigerias crude, says NNPC

CBN warns against rising COVID-19 cyberattacks

KAEDCO exempts Sokoto community from electricity bill

Nigeria has low fiscal buffers, says Ahmed

FG okays TSA restructuring for cash mobilisation

Stock market down by N222bn

UN calls for debt alleviation, interest waivers

Lagos begins COVID-19 clinical trial

67 Togo returnees detained in Seme, face 14-day quarantine

Police have arrested killers of Fasorantis daughter Odumakin

Enugu man arrested for alleged rape of 68-year-old woman

UK Prime Minister in intensive care after COVID-19 worsens

Onu to unveil first Nigerian-made ventilator today

Nigerians in UK, US, China registering for evacuation NIDCOM

Lockdown: Naira Marley now in custody, to be arraigned Lagos Police

Lagos witnessing more community transmission of COVID-19 Health commissioner

Guardiolas mother dies after contracting virus

COVID-19: Otedola advises Adenuga, others to redeem pledges

BREAKING:Funke Akindele, husband get 14-day community service for flouting lockdown order

25 Indonesian doctors die of COVID-19, says Medical Association

Keep calm and stay home says Kane amid virus lockdown

Coronavirus:Chimamanda expresses worry over husbands safety


Report Forecasts 20% Drop in Diaspora Remittances

Google Releases $6.5m to Tackle Fake News about COVID-19

Aligbe: With COVID-19, Floating National Carrier Unlikely

NSE All-Share Falls 3.5% as Lockdown Impacts Market Negatively

AfDB Lists $3bn Social Bond on LSE

OPEC Meeting Rescheduled for Thursday


Why Nigeria needs rotational presidency and restructuring

COVID-19: Lockdown painful but necessary ‘Ogbonna, President, Ohanaeze Lagos State

Covid-19: Furore over fighting pandemic within the limits of law

COVID-19: Appeal Court issues new direction for election tribunals

COVID-19 has exposed FG’s social intervention as hoax ‘PDP

Group demands Bayelsa financial status from Diri

Lalong protecting Plateau citizens against COVID-19, bandits ‘ APC

Beware of COVID-19 e-fraudsters, CBN warns bank customers

Nigeria to benefit from GPE’s $250m for developing countries fighting COVID-19

Easter: FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

ASUU donates 2,000 bottles of sanitizers to hospitals, Cross River

Wike inaugurates committee to roll-out palliatives for residents

Covid-19: Cote D’Ivoire returnee forced into self-isolation in Delta

Ize-Iyamu distributes food items to media houses in Edo

Chinese doctors must undergo laid-down protocol ‘Gbajabiamila

COVID-19: Chinese doctors coming with 1m masks

UN Basket Fund mobilises $2m for Nigeria

Nigeria: Still much to do in fight against COVID-19

Funke Akindele, hubby sentenced to 14 days community service

COVID-19: Africa death toll hits 383, as cases rise to 8,596 ‘ WHO

COVID-19: Health journalists advise FG against accepting medical team from China


How COVID-19 exposed FG’s SIP as fraud, by PDP

Senior citizens in dire need of relief, healthcare during lockdown, foundation pleads

FIFA may extend 2019-20 season, transfer window

COVID-19 plunges airlines into biggest crisis ever

Naira depreciation could rekindle foreign portfolio investors’ interests

Reduce cost of governance, build infrastructure, labour tells FG


Excess dietary salt weakens immunity against bacteria in kidneys, say researchers

Ganduje extends stay-at home order for Kano civil servants

Lagos discharges two more coronavirus patients

Nigeria to borrow $6.9bn to cushion coronavirus impact

Nigerian Celebrities Should Take A Page From Funke Akindele-Bello’s Book

Covid-19: Chinese medical team will be bringing globally ‘scarce medical supplies’ ‘ Minister says

Police detains Naira Marley over Funke Akindele’s house party

Funke Akindele, JJC Skillz Sentenced To 14-day Community Service


FG to disburse N1.6bn to 84,000 beneficiaries in Kano

COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: Macaulay donates foodstuffs to the poor in Delta

COVID -19: Abia govt threatens to arrest traders for defying lockdown

Covid-19: 200 Canadians, 385 Americans evacuated from Nigeria

NSE: Investors lose N222bn in 6 hours

Oil price slump: FG not returning fuel subsidy, under recovery ‘ NNPC

COVID-19:NIMASA hands over N700million worth of items to Lagos, FG

COVID’19: CBN alerts Nigerians on cyber attack

Coronavirus: Fake chloroquine 250mg tablets now in circulation ‘ NAFDAC

Killers of Funke Olakunrin nabbed by SARS operatives

Oil price slump: FG not returning fuel subsidy, under-recovery ‘ NNPC

COVID-19: NUJ FCT Council inaugurates 7-man committee

COVID-19: N20,000 cash to poor Nigerians, another charade ‘ Onuesoke

Reps to Buhari, FG: Visiting Chinese doctors must be quarantined for 14 days

Musician Okal kicks her year off with ‘Spectacular

COVID-19: CBN cautions Nigerians on activities of cyber criminals

All attendees of Funke Akindele’s party to be charged to court

COVID-19: Chinese doctors must undergo laid-down protocol ‘ Gbajabiamila

COVID-19: Delta moves to cushion effect of lockdown, set up food bank


COVID-19: Nigeria confirms six new cases, toll rises to 238

COVID-19: FG pushes for made in Nigeria ventilators

Ganduje extends civil servants’ holiday by another two weeks

COVID-19: Kaduna House of Assembly donates April salary

COVID-19: Edo govt to shut markets for one-week fumigation as two more people test positive

COVID-19: Ogun records two new cases of patients without history of recent travels

NCC, ALTON dispel rumour on connection between 5G and COVID-19

David Mark: Unfading patriot, still championing legacies at 72

Ekiti maize, soya beans farmers to get N3.5bn support from Dutch firm

Lawmaker trains 100 constituents on agriculture commodities export

FG to begin farm mechanisation programme September

Equities investors lose N221.6bn on Monday

COVID-19: Lagos discharges two female patients after testing negative

COVID-19: Bauchi traces 300 contacts of positive cases, gets testing centre soon ‘ Dep gov

COVID-19: We received over 31,000 fake calls ‘ Lagos govt

I consumed carrots, Vitamin C, Blackseed Oil with honey to fight coronavirus, says Makinde

BREAKING: Kwara confirms two cases of COVID-19

FG declares Friday, Monday as public holidays to mark Easter celebration

No going back on inviting Chinese doctors, but they won’t have contacts with patients, says FG

COVID-19: Lagos ready to accept Chinese molecular biologists, logisticians, not doctors ‘ Prof. Abayomi

CBN warns over COVID-19 cyber-attacks, frauds worldwide


Buhari okays distribution of seized 150 trucks of rice to Nigerians

American firm announces vaccine candidate for COVID-19

COVID-19: Chloroquine as a potential game-changer

COVID-19: Row deepens over 18 Chinese doctors

Fed Govt transfers cash in Plateau, Kano, Adamawa, Kwara, CRiver, others

Chadian President to Shekau: surrender now or be killed

I worry each time my husband leaves for work, says Chimamanda

Lagos PDP chieftain Gbadamosi, wife for trial over social distancing violation

Fed Govt to hire 774,000 Nigerians

NCDC: Nigeria to get four additional labs for testing

U.S. warns citizens about returning home

Fed Govt offers N102b intervention in health sector, says minister

Delta gets critical medical equipment from three oil firms

Fed Govt targets N2.7tr stimulus cash

Banks review card spending abroad as dollar earnings dip

COVID-19 pandemic, a decline of American power

COVID-19: CBN cautions Nigerians on activities of cyber criminals

Edo shuts markets from Wednesday for fumigation

COVID-19: I never said theres no hunger in Nigeria Mohammed

Ohanaeze warns FG against invitation of Chinese doctors

Russias COVID-19 caseload jumps by about 1,000 over 24 hours

FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

U.S. coronavirus death toll passes 10,000 mark


COVID-19: UITH suspends consultant over alleged unethical conduct

Funke Akindele-Bellos prosecution, lesson for all TAMPAN President

COVID-19: Buhari group slams PDP over comments against FGs response

Covid-19 Palliatives: Obasa advises critics not to play politics with peoples life support

Covid-19: Nigerians will be shocked if 80% are tested for coronavirus-Femi Fani-Kayode

Nigeria records 6 new COVID-19 cases in Kwara, Edo, Rivers, Abuja

COVID-19: Fayemi out of isolation, relaxes lockdown in Ekiti

FCTA to commence distribution of relief materials this week

COVID-19: FG partners AU on continental response

NCDC confirms 6 new COVID-19 cases in Kwara, Edo, Rivers, FCT

Why we reviewed crude oil price to $30 per barrel FG

No more subsidy on petrol pump price- NNPC

CACOVID relief fund hits N21.5bn CBN

Lekki Port receives N83.9bn equity funding from Chinese firm

COVID-19 pandemic: NECA asks FG to consider tax waivers on real sector


Bayelsa IPAC demands suspension of leaders over meeting with Diri

Don’t play politics with pandemic, Lagos APC tells PDP

Flouting COVID-19 order: Nollywood actress, husband plead guilty, get N200,000 fine

3,475 widows, others get stimulus packages in Ogun

COVID-19: Lagos lawyers get N5m palliative fund

Man settles N1m medical bills of patients at EKSUTH

NUJ FCT council inaugurates 7-man c’ttee

COVID-19: Essential workers stranded at bus stops, starve

Covid-19: Rural markets must seize to exist -Council boss

Chadian President to Shekau: Surrender or die

U.S. coronavirus death toll passes 10,000 mark

Coronavirus: UK prime minister moved to intensive care

COVID-19: Time not ripe to bring in Chinese doctors ‘ Senator Yusuf

385 Americans, 200 Canadians evacuated from Nigeria over COVID-19

Covid-19: Americans face tough decisions for evacuation flights

Tiger at US zoo tests positive for COVID-19

Experiences of some Nigerians with the NCDC, state call lines

COVID-19: Experts warn against skin damage from face mask

Nigeria’s COVID-19 confirmed cases hit 238

Coronavirus: FG insists on Chinese doctors

Ogun confirms 2 new Covid-19 infections, suspends lockdown

Coronavirus: Bauchi traces 305 contacts of index case, others

Coronavirus: Kaduna records new case, traces 119 contacts

Fuel subsidy regime is over in Nigeria ‘ Kyari

NERC inaugurates monitoring team, tasks DisCos on power supply as complaints over poor electricity persist

Stock market: Investors lose N222bn in 6 hours

COVID-19 exposes FG’s social intervention as hoax ‘ PDP

CBN alerts customers on COVID-19 cyber-attacks, fraud

Fayemi leaves COVID-19 isolation, relaxes lockdown, approves relief package

Fayemi leaves Covid-19 isolation, relaxes lockdown, approves relieft package


Nigeria plans $6.9bn war chest to fight Covid-19 as FAAC allocations slump

Updated: Fitch downgrade worsens Nigeria’s dollar-debt prospects

COVID-19 era: Not a time for lamentation

Updated: NNPC says no more petrol subsidy

45% of new Covid-19 infections in Lagos now community transmission

FG, do not let this Coronavirus crisis go to waste

FG says in talks with Innoson, other auto firms on ventilator manufacturing


Coronavirus: NMA to down tools over Chinese doctors arrival

Soldiers destroy ISWAP camp in Borno

APC excited as Lamido appoints female Senator Gimbiya Adamawa

Irrigation: Boat ferries Zulum to 28 Lake Alau communities

Buhari felicitates with state House Chief of Protocol, Kazaure at 60

Covid-19: Benue to conduct post mortem on suspected dead victim

Chinese investors oppose US ‘propaganda’ against Africa-China pact

Monarch condoles people of Jere over deceased emir.

COVID-19: PDP charges NASS to ensure transparency in N500bn proposed intervention fund


Guardiola’s mother dies after contracting coronavirus

Coronavirus: Concerns as Investors lose N222bn in 6 hours

APC and the drama of a lawmaker’s suspension

Covid-19: Kaduna orders security to deal with violators, threatens total lockdown

COVID-19: Kaduna sends 89 samples for test


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