Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Tuesday, 8 April, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


COVID-19: Bodies are being left in streets in an overwhelmed Ecuadorian city

Kidnapped elder brother of Bauchi gov, Alh Adamu Duguri, regains freedom

BREAKING: Nigeria records 16 new coronavirus cases as total hits 254

COVID-19: System failures affecting lockdown

N/Delta pensioners lament non-payment of gratuities

COVID-19: Omotosho donates N1.1m to Oyo State endowment fund, Ibadan North

Alternate perspectives on Nigeria’s Covid-19 response

COVID-19: Nigeria’s financial support request to get prompt attention ‘ IMF

Equities market halts negative sentiments, gains N133.3bn

COVID-19: We have repatriated over 44,000 citizens from 78 countries, says US State Dept

COVID-19: Oyo lawmaker donates food items to Egbeda residents

Medical doctor who visited Kogi, Lagos weeks ago dies of coronavirus in Katsina

BREAKING: Four feared killed in Kaduna for flouting stay-at-home order

Ignore police claim, SARS has briefed Fasoranti on arrest of his daughter’s suspected killers’Afenifere

COVID-19: Seyi Makinde leads by example ‘ Adedibu

BREAKING: Oyo records two COVID-19 cases, state total now 11

After Buhari’s order, customs boss releases 158 trailer loads of rice, 36,495 kegs of vegetable oil, others worth N3.2bn

Only Buhari can decide on extension of lockdown in Lagos, Ogun, FCT, says SGF



France coronavirus deaths exceed 10,000

Thugs attack COVID-19 task force, police disrupt party

Oil spill pollutes Bayelsa community, residents lament

Imo CAN seeks permission to conduct Easter service

5,000 Ekiti residents received FGs N20,000 each Fayemi

FCT reduces market opening to six hours

Ebonyi begins production of 200,0000 face masks

Nigeria, Niger troops kill BHaram insurgents

48 workers test positive for coronavirus in South African hospital

Panel to monitor COVID-19 fund usage, says FG

1,739 foreign nationals evacuated from Lagos in two weeks FAAN

IMF board to meet on Nigerias $3.4bn loan request

Businessman urges youths to shun entitlement mentality

Naira to experience more pressure Report

Dont compromise on safety, group tells airline operators

Indigent citizens yet to get relief items – NLC

CBN, DSS tackle smugglers, seize 1,207 bags of rice

WBank supports Nigerias public health sector with $82m

NUPENG decries oil workers harassment, commends members

Fear grips medical workers as LUTH, UITH isolate 40

FG social investment initiative excludes poor Nigerians National Assembly

Katsina, Sokoto residents ignore social distancing

Edo reiterates stay-at-home directive

Two Kaduna pastors arraigned for holding Sunday service

Boris Johnson stable in intensive care

Akindeles party: Nobody is above the law, says FG

COVID-19: Zimbabwe doctors sue govt over lack of protection

COVID-19: WhatsApp places new limits on message forwarding

FG knocks Oyakhilome for calling COVID-19 lockdown a scam

COVID-19: Evacuation may end this week, US tells citizens in Nigeria


Rivers Earmarks N2bn for Food Purchase to Feed Residents

PDP: COVID-19 Has Exposed FG’s Social Intervention as Hoax

COVID-19: Ogun Confirms Two Fresh Cases

COVID-19: Private Sector Relief Fund Hits N21.588bn as FG Lists Chinese Doctors’ Role

Nigeria Seeks $7bn from IMF, Others to Reflate Economy

Pandemic: AU Report Predicts $65bn Revenue Loss for Nigeria, Angola

Adesina: AfDB Whistleblowers’ Allegation of Misconduct Spurious

Govs Seek to Distribute FG’s Palliatives


COVID 19: New Nigeria’ll emerge after pandemic ‘Ezeife

Traders kick against election modalities at Onitsha Drug Market

Petroleum subsidy under Buhari fraud ‘PDP

PDP must stop playing politics with COVID-19 pandemic ‘ Lagos APC

Experts dispel conspiracy theory connecting 5G to COVID-19 pandemic

Why FG should encourage indigenous operation in maritime sector

SALS calls on FG to withdraw NPA’s concession deal

APM Terminals commits N100m to fight Covid-19

COVID19: 1,739 foreigners repatriated from Nigeria’FAAN

COVID-19: Customs releases food items worth N3.5bn to vulnerable Nigerians

$3.4bn IMF saving: NECA tasks FG on tight monitoring

FG announces COVID-19 eradication support bank accounts


FG charges local auto manufacturers on production of ventilators, others

Cruise ships value hits $167 billion globally

CBN rallies wealthy individuals, companies to CACOVID Fund

Clearing agents lament risk, difficulties over cargo clearance

Group raises $1.23 million fund to support seafarers impacted by COVID-19

Broadband Commission seeks uninterrupted Internet access in fight against COVID-19

NCC clears doubts over 5G, COVID-19 and Security

Why oil market uncertainties, COVID-19 will stall projects

U.S., Canada, others evacuate over 2000 nationals from Lagos

Markets slowly return to life for Easter shopping

Stock market rebounds as index rises by 1.24 per cent

UITH quarantines 28 staff for medical evaluation

Lagos begins round two of emergency food response distribution

Kwara Government to sanction Consultant for aiding COVID-19 patient’s treatment

Fraudster Tries To Sell World’s Tallest Statue For $4 Billion Amid Lockdown

Why African Americans are dying at higher rates from COVID-19


COVID-19: Customs boss approves release of rice, other items worth N3.2bn for distribution

COVID-19 Social Distance Enforcement: FRSC nabs 321 for overloading

COVID-19: Two Clergymen arraigned for holding service

Why African Americans are dying at higher rates from COVID-19

Lockdown: FCT minister threatens tougher measures over violations

Breaking: Caverton appeals to FG to prevail on Wike to release its detained pilots

Covid-19: Chinese medical experts arrive Nigeria, April 8, says facilitator

Kwara fully locks down Offa to contain COVID-19

$6.9 bn COVID-19 loan, plot by FG to deceive Nigerians ‘ PDP

Buhari’s subsidy regime, a monumental fraud ‘ PDP

Coronavirus: 64-year-old Nigerian dies in UK

3,000 health workers infected with coronavirus ‘ WHO

COVID-19 death: 12 LUTH staff under surveillance, 3 in isolation ‘ CMAC

World Health Day: Obaseki hails health workers’ role in curbing COVID-19 pandemic

Researchers say dogs could help detect COVID-19

COVID-19: Court remands Pilot Buhari, Ugorji for violation of Rivers border closure

Lockdown tamps down Easter, Passover celebrations

2020 National Day of Mourning: 1, 142 persons violently killed in Q1 of 2020 ‘ Global Rights

PDP calls for policy statement on subsidy removal

IMF working hard to respond to Nigeria’s$3.4bn ‘ MD

I am ready to set aside my immunity to testify against those making Rivers vulnerable to coronavirus, says wike

World Health Day 2020: NAS tells FG to review Healthcare practitioners remuneration, welfare

COVID-19: Buhari may extend lockdown ‘ Presidential task force


Fed Govt begins release of 70,000mts of garri, others to the vulnerable

Reps minority caucus kicks as APC backs Chinese experts

Demand will guide releases of COVID-19 funds

75 UITH workers, others in self-isolation

World Bank releases $82m to Nigeria

NCDC confirms 16 cases as Lagos, FCT discharge eight patients

COVID-19: Visa okays $210m to support SMEs

Customs okays N3.2b relief items to alleviate COVID -19 pains

Fed Govt to cut FIRS N8.5tr target

Blackout imminent over 10,000 Mw stranded electricity

Chinese firm injects $221m equity into Lekki Ports

UK PM Johnson stable, receiving standard oxygen treatment Spokesperson

BREAKING: Seven COVID-19 patients discharged in Abuja

COVID-19: Customs boss approves release of rice, other items worth N3.2bn

UPDATED: Katsina records first COVID- 19 death

Oyo records two new cases of COVID-19

Two suspected COVID-19 patients test negative in Taraba

Why patients are overcoming Coronavirus infection, by UCH CMD

COVID-19: Taraba governor doesnt need to go for test

N2tr Social Investment Programme a failure, say Lawan, Gbajabiamila


Covid-19 lockdown: Provide palliative to masses or stop operation, Youth Taskforce threatens Companies in Abuja

COVID-19: Lagos begins fumigation of Alausa secretariat

Lawmaker urges PDP to review ward, chapter congresses in AIbom

COVID-19: Buhari to decide on lockdown extension-Task Force

School Feeding Programme: FG to verify number of primary schools

PDP restates commitment to fulfill electoral promises

LUTH inaugurates 60-bed isolation centre for Covid-19

Chinas medical supplies for 18 African countries

COVID-19: 75 persons in isolation in Kwara AbdulRasaq

World Health Day: NMA, WHO Nigeria pay tribute to health workers

COVID-19: Nigeria on course to stop pandemic, assures PTF boss

NCDC confirms 16 fresh COVID-19 cases, as Katsina, Delta records first case

COVID-19: FGs $6.9bn borrowing plan delusory, says Atiku

Nigerias public health gets $82m support from World Bank

COVID-19 Lockdown: Customers knock discos over electricity supply

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

South Australian researchers target COVID-19 vaccine

Marketers yet to adjust to N123.5 per litre of PMS

Chinas Wuhan, source of coronavirus, lifts final restrictions


Confusion as Buhari names Jonathan’s man as APC senatorial aspirant

COVID-19: Reps caucus kicks against Chinese doctors

Abia youths tackle Arewa, Ohanaeze groups over Orji Kalu

Coronavirus infects the flesh and heart of media

Gov. Bello appoints acting heads for Kogi varsity, polytechnic

Coronavirus: Osun residents to get free food stuff from Wednesday ‘ SSG

Ivermectin, drug for river blindness, can kill coronavirus in 48 hours

FCT to discharge 7 COVID-19 patients in Abuja

New York registers 731 virus deaths in 24 hours

Abia extends Covid-19 lockdown for 7 more days

FG asks Nigerians in UK to undergo ‘Covid-19 test’ before evacuation

Katsina records first death from coronavirus

Trump press secretary Stephanie Grisham steps down

Coronavirus: Chloroquine found working in test-tube ‘ FG

Saudi expects up to 200,000 virus cases within weeks’Minister

Medicine shortage looms as coronavirus hit Europe harder

Six killed in DR Congo’s quarantined region

Japan to declare state of emergency over coronavirus

Putin says ‘optimism and sense of humour’ will help Johnson recover

Confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 10,000 in Africa as global death toll hits 75,000

World Bank commits $82m to Nigeria’s COVID-19 fight

as IMF pledges prompt handling of Nigeria’s $3.4bn request

COVID-19: SON adopts 29 ISO standards on essential products

Customs Kaduna Zone B seizes items worth N176.97mn

REA deploys solar power to COVID-19 isolation centres, others

Group urges FG to suspend new VAT charges

COVID-19: Visa Foundation commits $210m to support SMEs

IPMAN, others back removal of fuel subsidy


COVID-19: NAPPSA Warns Against Misinformation, Fake Drugs, Treatmentsthat

Sterling Bank Supports N1bn Health Workers’ Fund With N25m

2018 NDHS Reveals Nigeria’s Slow Move In Achieving Improved Child Health

Sexual Intercourse: Why Infertility Could Set In After One Year

Lockdown Exemption: You Can Become Dangote To Enjoy Preferential Treatment, Abiodun Fires Back At Critics


Fragile states face fiscal storms as FAAC party ends

We must stay the course on lockdown to contain coronavirus

Shell paid Nigerian government N1.7trn in taxes, royalties, fees in 2019

The fair side of COVID 19: Good thinking (not necessity) is the mother of invention

Nigeria’s cashews languishin warehouses as coronavirus spread hurt export

COVID 19: A National Lockdown is Imperative!


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