Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 9 April, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



COVID-19: WHO boss calls for honest leadership from US, China

UNICEF plans against COVID-19 spread in Borno

Navy arrests 12 in Ebonyi over missing officer

Eight die in Ilorin-Jebba road crashes

Nigeria lost 6.8 million barrels of crude demand in March NNPC

91 begin quarantine as more returnees take land borders

Soldiers chase errant Abuja residents with rod

Police arrest seven over Kaduna JTF, youth clash

$320m Abacha loot: Nigeria opposes US senators moves against return

No better time to reform Nigerian economy than now

COVID-19: Why Nigerians dont trust their leaders

Hunger, boredom as COVID-19 lockdown hammers Nigerians

What if Lagos roads are fixed now

Lawyers mustn’t take lockdown as forced holiday Aju

Review directive on court shutdown, Falana urges CJN

LAP backs Buhari on Lagos, Ogun, Abuja lockdown

Scroungers looting diesel off a fallen tanker at Opic, Ogun State

Global coronavirus deaths top 86,000

Lagos coronavirus cases now 135

Coronavirus: Benin police enforce mask wearing among residents

Discos offer customers two-month free electricity

FG slashes budget, sends to National Assembly for review

Fire guts Accountant General units office, FG orders probe

Telecom operators not laying 5G cables, says NCC

We’ve secured funding for refineries revamp NNPC

Fix refineries before petrol subsidy removal PENGASSAN, NUPENG

NPA, Customs, others move to ease port operations

Airline operators, pilots threaten to boycott flights to Rivers

OPEC lays out case for 10 million bpd cut

SEC develops investors data, consent form

Oil will not lose relevance anytime soon – Tarka

AfDB offers Nigeria, others $10bn facility

Stock market extends gain by N77bn

FGll divert N457bn petrol subsidy to other sectors NNPC

Customs release 1.1 million bags of rice, others

Power: Rosatom proposes small modular nuclear reactors

Five Nigerians test positive for Covid-19 in China

Scientists urge transparent communication on COVID-19

COVID-19 death: Police seal off Katsina late doctors clinic

Dont politicise virus, WHO chief says after Trump blast

BREAKING: Bernie Sanders ends US presidential bid

Coronavirus: 15 Chinese doctors arrive in Nigeria

Five Nigerians test positive for coronavirus in China

COVID-19: Russias health workers get $1,000 additional monthly bonus

Community transmission of coronavirus on the rise FG


NDIC Contributes N1bn to COVID-19 Relief Fund

COVID-19: FG Assures MDAs of Business Continuity

Protecting Health Workers against COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19: NAPPSA Warns against Misinformation, Use of Fake Drugs for Treatments

COVID-19: Raising Awareness against Inadequate Drug Supply, Health System

Commercial Contracts, Force Majeure, Frustration and Covid-19

COVID-19: NAICOM Announces Business Continuity Measures for Insurance Operators

COVID-19: ABCON Seeks Policies to Support Informal Sector


Nigerians yet to embrace insurance culture ‘NCRIB

COVID-19: 6 insurers offer N5bn cover to health workers in Lagos

Online shopping, the way out of COVID-19 restrictions

Lockdown: PSN urges FG to clear pharmaceutical products at ports

Covid-19: MAN seeks bailout fund for manufacturing sector

Covid-19: Terminal operators, shipping companies flout FG’s directives on charges suspension

COVID-19: UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, ‘improving’ still in intensive care

UK Coronavirus death toll rises to 7,097 in 24 hours, as cases pass 60,000

Army takes delivery of main battle tanks, artillery vehicles

Troops kill 1, arrest 3 sea robbers in Bayelsa

8 die in Kwara auto crashes camps -DHQ

EFCC arraigns bankers over N1.2m fraud

Lockdown: Lagos withdraws charges against Naira Marley

Ortom raises concern over influx of cattle into Benue

Pastor, 3 others killed in fresh Plateau attack


NNPC to hand over refineries to private firm

Lagos gives conditions to quash charges against Gbadamosi, others

Onigbinde picks Vincent Enyeama as Nigeria’s all-time best goalkeeper

Container vessels may lose $23 billion to coronavirus

Experts worried about banks’ growth amid pandemic, falling oil price

SON issues 29 free international standards on essential products

NLC urges government, employers to protect Nigerian workers’ jobs

Manufacturers, others spend N119b on self-generated electricity

Fresh attacks kill 13 in Benue, Plateau

Britain’s Johnson ‘improving’ but remains in intensive care

Police impound 13 vehicles over stay-at-home order violation

Lagos Court sentences 17 residents for violating stay-at-home order


COVID-19 Restriction order: Police arrest 21 defaulters in Sokoto

Tin-Can Customs rakes in N30.7bn in March

Covid-19: Imam in Kaduna loses position for complying with social distancing order

Why senate president, speaker are attacking social investment programmes ‘ Presidency

WHO chief urges end to ‘politicisation’ of coronavirus

Covid-19: Wike evicts Carveton Helicopters from Rivers over unsafe operations

FG lauds nurses, midwives in fight against COVID-19

Nigerian pilots demand immediate release of colleagues by Rivers govt

FG to shut down oil refineries for upgrade ‘ NNPC GMD

Electricity tariff hike’ll be catastrophic for businesses ‘ OPS

Network expansion behind fibre cable laying across Nigeria ‘ NCC

How ‘Naira Marley’ fans stormed court in support of singer, as Lagos drops case

7 days after lockdown: ‘Better to be killed by COVID-19 than hunger

COVID-19: WAEC provides online resources for 2020 candidates

China’s Wuhan ends its coronavirus lockdown but elsewhere one begins

NECO denies postponing 2020 BECE and SSCE

How I will make KWASU world class varsity’ Vice-Chancellor

Chicken consumption boosts immune system against contracting Coronavirus ‘ Expert

UN defends WHO against allegation of being China-centric on COVID-19

Landlord, wife slit tenant’s face over unpaid rent in Lagos

Police arrest two for alleged robbery in Ogun

Lockdown: Police kill 4, injure 10 in Kaduna as youth, JTF clash

Covid-19: Wike evicts Carveton Helicopters from Rivers over unsafe operations

NNPC to hands-off refineries management, adopt NLNG model

Abacha Loot: FG again says no third party agreement

Youth protest, as group fails to distribute promised food items in Ife

COVID-19: Air Peace delivers 2nd batch of medical supplies, personnel from China

Gov. Masari urges NCDC to release Covid-19 tests for 35 on quarantine

Chinese Doctors: Hold Buhari, APC responsible for possible COVID-19 upsurge, PDP tells Nigerians

COVID-19: Shoprite introduces no face masks no shopping policy

N1.5trn spent to subsidise petrol in 2019 ‘ Enang

Suspected Fulani herdsmen kill one in Delta


COVID-19: Nigeria confirms 22 new cases, toll rises to 276

Our ongoing strike doesn’t affect our involvement in fight against COVID-19 ‘ASUU President

How coronavirus pandemic aggravates stress among Nigerians

Pregnancy increases risk of dying from Lassa fever ‘Study

COVID-19: Experts say listening to ‘choice music’ reduces stress

Sanders ends presidential bid, setting up Biden-Trump showdown

Equities investors further gains N77.17bn

2020 budget review: FG proposes 20 per cent cut in capital expenditure

Nigeria can stop COVID-19 without shutting airports, cities

COVID-19: Presidential Task Force expresses fear of losing confidence of health workers

We’ll explore ‘local solutions’ to prevent, cure coronavirus in Oyo ‘Makinde

COVID-19: Oyo set to begin decontamination, extends workers’ break

(BREAKING): Another batch of 281 Americans flown out of Nigeria

Gov Wike under fire for detention of Caverton pilots

Accountant General of the Federation wants fire incident in his office probed

Kaduna govt to travellers: Enter our state and spend 14 days in isolation

Air Peace flies Chinese medical team, supplies into Nigeria

African Development Bank Group unveils $10 billion facility to curb COVID-19

COVID-19: Ondo relaxes ban on religious activities for Easter service


PDP kicks as fire guts AG-F office

NNPC to stop running refineries, says Kyari

NDDC DG Pondei defends N1b donation

Army takes delivery of $152m armoured tanks

SSCE, BECE not postponed, says NECO

COVID-19: Global trade will plunge, says WTO

Depot owners shun petrol importation despite low price

Tin Can Customs rakes in N31. 7b in March

NDIC contributes N1b to COVID-19 relief fund

Covid-19: Wage cut, layoff imminent

Fed Govt proposes N318b cut in 2020 Appropriation

PDP apprehensive over arrival of Chinese doctors

COVID-19: Why NDDC failed to procure ventilators for nine NDelta states Pondei

COVID-19 Lockdown: 14 persons bag two months imprisonment in Osun

Coronavirus is neither a scam, nor a hoax FG

Police arrest 10 suspects over abduction of Gov. Sules aide

Travellers to spend 14 days at isolation centre Kaduna

FG warns unauthorised health facilities not to handle coronavirus cases

Threes men in court for being in possession of used female underwear


Covid- 19: Your call on budget review belated, BMO knocks Atiku

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: Diri, deputy, PDP seek to join APPs appeal against exclusion

Delta PDP dismisses calls for information commissioners resignation

Court remands Carveton Helicopters passengers over violation of stay-at-home order

COVID-19: NCoS restricts visit to correctional centres in Enugu

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

Gov. Oyetola begins distribution of 6,020 bags of rice in Osun

#Coronavirus: Infection spreading fast in rural communities FG

Fuel subsidy removal will benefit all Nigerians- Kyari

COVID-19: Bayelsa expresses worry over declining oil revenue

Insurgency: Army takes delivery of sophisticated armaments from China

Abacha Loot: FG again says no third party agreement

War against corruption non-discriminatory, says AGF

DisCos, FG agree to provide free electricity for 2 months

5G designed to transform the world positively-NCC

NSE: Equities market sustains growth with N77bn gain

AfDB unveils $10bn response facility to contain COVID-19

Pilots detention: ART condemns Wikes action, demand immediate release, withdrawal of charges

NCS TinCan Island Port command generates N31.2bn in March

FG cuts 2020 budget by N318bn to N10.3trn

Global stocks turn negative as virus death toll mounts

Funke Akindeles prosecution: A wake up call to brand ambassadors

Lagos withdraw charges against Naira Marley, Politician Babatunde Gbadamosi


APC kicks as Lagos PDP seeks probe of stimulus package

Nigerians not taking covid-19 danger seriously

COVID-19: ASUU ‘stomach infrastructure’ campaign, bashing

NECO denies postponing 2020 BECE, SSCE

COVID-19: College commences online lectures for students

Gunmen kill 19-year ‘ old student, kidnap man in Kwali

Lockdown: Residents panic as food stuffs prices skyrocket

Lockdown violation: Lagos govt drops charges against Naira Marley, Gbadamosi

COVID-19: Ogun govt disinfects police stations, markets, others

Hoodlums attack residents, cart away valuables in Chukuku

Ogun: Suspected cultists kill OPC member to avenge colleague’s murder

US tops 400,000 coronavirus cases

Dubai suspends marriage, divorce during virus lockdown

COVID-19: Landlords in Kenya to waive rent for three months

Joy, relief as exodus from Wuhan begins

Coronavirus: Nigeria records 22 new cases, total hits 276

Lagos 110-bed isolation centre begins operation

Condom shortage looms as coronavirus pandemic persists

13 strategies to cope with Covid-19 lockdown

AfDB approves $10bn facility for COVID-19 fight

Chamber urges OPEC, other suppliers to end oil price war

Tin-Can Customs generated N31.7bn in March

Panic, anger as banks lock out customers in Kaduna

NDIC contributes N1bn to COVID-19 Relief Fund

Wike shuts down Caverton offices in Rivers

COVID-19: Nigeria suspends 2020 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations bid

DisCos, FG agree on 2 months free electricity for Nigerians

Rivers: FG says Caverton pilots get flight approval, as stakeholders demand their release

Nigeria cuts 2020 budget by over N300bn

Nigerians in UK must pay for Covid-19 test before evacuation ‘ FG


How To Clean Face Mask Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19: Bayelsa Relaxes Lockdown For Easter

Buhari’s Promise To Lead War Against Boko Haram Now Haunting Him’ Junaid Mohammed

No Member Of COVID-19 PTF Has Received Any Money As Sitting Allowance- Lai Mohammed

Google, Apple Maps Update Apps To Reflect COVID-19 Lockdowns


Nigeria prioritised fuel subsidy over health, defence, education, in past 4 years

Saving SMEs sector from coronavirus-induced collapse

Updated: Fiscal deficit jumps to N5.2trn as FG revises 2020 budget

Official records intact, no casualty as fire guts Accountant General’s Office

Coroand the words of our elders’ Where are the pastors and native doctors

COVID-19: FG trains 3,800 health workers on infection response


Nigeria, Nigerien forces kill many B’ Haram/ISWAP terrorists in Borno

NASS faults SIP implementation, wants scheme backed by law

APN: Fake news on coronavirus can increase health issues

Minister: 7 coronavirus patients discharged in Abuja, 39 to follow

COVID-19: House Minority Caucus rejects Chinese Doctors

COVID-19: Nigeria’s plan to borrow $6.9b, a delusion, says Atiku

COVID-19: Oil company donates medical equipment to Bauchi govt

COVID 19: Kaduna arrests, arraigns 2 Pastors for holding Sunday service


COVID-19: Amokachi, Babangida, others send gratitude message to President Buhari

Mikel is the greatest Nigerian EPL player ‘ Nwosu

Breaking: Coronavirus cases near 300 in Nigeria

Nigeria to shut oil refineries, set for revamp ‘ NNPC boss

We still response to all essential service requests ‘ NCDMB

ATCON, ALTON clear doubts over 5G as NCC debunks conspiracy theory


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