Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Sunday, 10 May, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


France records 80 new virus deaths, lowest daily toll in a month

Security agencies extorting motorists, sabotaging COVID-19 lockdown in Rivers State

U.S. women’s football team want a reversal on decision for equal pay bid

Alaafin: There is traditional cure for COVID-19

Farmer writes Sanwo-Olu, recommends ways to avert post COVID-19 food crisis

Lagos warns firms against breach of COVID-19 guidelines at building ites

COVID-19: Four health workers, others test positive at FMC, Abeokuta

Six persons quarantined for smuggling corpse into Akwa Ibom

Complacency will worsen Africa’s COVID-19 situation – Idogho

Nigeria needs action plan for post COVID-19, says Mohammed

COVID-19: Journalist tests positive in Bauchi

COVID-19 : Bauchi Government confirms 1 dead, dispels rumour of multiple deaths in Azare

No disagreement with Oyedepo, Oyakhilome on closure of churches, Oyemade reacts

FG promises to prioritise welfare of 3.1m PLWDs across Nigeria

Coronavirus cases at embattled German meat-packing plant swell

EFCC secures final forfeiture of Army General’s N426.7m

Suspected hoodlums attack policemen in Edo, kill one officer



Dad felt the British messed Nigeria up Akinjides son

Police left my attackers, attempted to arrest me in hospital Enugu farmer attacked by suspected cultists

I danced for two hours after surviving COVID-19 Samuel, UK-based Nigerian nurse

No way under the sun can Abacha loot become his assets Mumuni, SERAP executive director

My wife, mother thought I would die Asuquo, Akwa Ibom COVID-19 survivor

PDP disowns newly inaugurated Ogun State executive

Covid-19 survivors may have post-traumatic stress disorder Onofa, Aro neuro-psychiatric hospital acting provost

Weve not received any Covid-19 local herbal sample Adeyeye, NAFDAC DG

Lagos may continue to experience spike in COVID-19 cases NIMR boss

COVID-19: Beware of herbal remedy claims, ex-NIPRD chief warns

I regret playing for Nigeria Akwuegbu

Denied testing centres and basic amenities, Lagos community relies on ancient tradition to ward off COVID-19

Poor diet may affect COVID-19 patients survival Nutritionists

Refineries produced no petrol in eight months NNPC

Surge in online transactions over COVID-19ll increase cybercrime Olaoye, Halogen Group CEO

Nigeria-US export fell by 28% to $3bn in 2019

CBN gives medical firms conditions to access N100bn loans

436 million businesses face disruption, says ILO

Huawei prepared for post-coronavirus Chen Lei

China Mobile, Huawei deliver worlds highest 5G

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu threatens total lockdown over poor compliance

Controversy as Bauchi community suffers over 110 strange deaths in 14 days

Supreme Court judgment on Kalu to affect over 50 other cases

COVID-19: Senate may summon finance minister as massive job loss looms

Nigeria cant hide US bank document it obtained – P&ID

Im not responsible for your problem, Ortom tells index case

FG begins home feeding for schoolchildren this week

FRSC refuses 791 vehicles entry into Lagos, Ogun

Senate may summon finance minister as massive job loss looms

Group gives NNPC, WRPC ultimatum to recall 400 sacked workers

$311m Abacha loot: Don accuses FG of abusing federalism

Amotekun to begin operations after ban on large gathering is lifted DAWN Commission

NMA urges Reps to withdraw controversial Infectious Diseases Bill

Court orders ex-NAF chiefs 12 houses forfeited to FG

NAF planes fly 250 hours in movement of supplies, officials

National carrier project on course despite COVID-19, says FG

COVID-19: Police warn Ogun pastors, imams against flouting lockdown order

Wike arrests two violators of Rivers lockdown

Nigerian medical scientists seek roles in COVID-19 battle

Ondo orders mass burial of abandoned corpses

UPDATED: Nigeria records 239 new COVID-19 cases, total now 4,151

One dies as fire guts Moscow COVID-19 hospital

Kwara records first COVID-19 death, four new cases

Hoodlums killed inspector on lockdown enforcement duty in Edo Police

Suspected robbers attack Imo pastor, steal $5,000, SUV, phone

Gunmen kidnap Zamfara varsity lecturer, demand N5m

Ex-convict threatens woman with toy gun, rapes her

Stray bullets: Dwellers in Ogun border towns tackle Customs over alleged killings

Police rescue kidnapped Lebanese Nollywood actor in Rivers

Kwara police intercept 200 Lagos-bound Almajirai

COVID-19: Police warn Ogun pastors, imams against flouting lockdown

Social distancing: Crowded banks, bus stops as lockdown eases in Lagos, FCT

COVID-19 nightmare exposes Nigerias wobbling healthcare system


Water Crisis in Lagos, the Battle Frontline for COVID-19

Citing Court Order, PDP Rejects Kashamus Faction Congresses

Sustaining the Eased Lockdown is a Civic Duty

Unending Recovery of the Abacha Assets

Covid-19: Police as the Weakest Link

Covid 19 Places Nigerian Political Leadership in The Spotlight

Who Shall Protect Job and Wealth Creators in Nigeria

COVID-19: The Way to Go is Herbal

Stakeholders Call for Implementation of Oronsaye Report

NFF Gives out COVID-19 Palliatives to Clubs in Abuja


Why Nigerian youths may revolt in 2023 ‘Bolaji Abdullahi, ex-Minister

APC mismanaged its goodwill in some parts of the country ‘Prof Odoh, ex-Ebonyi SSG

2023 presidency: What Igbo should do now ‘Hon, Nwagba, Abia SDP guber aspirant

COVID-19: It’s always disastrous for any country without adequate infrastructure ‘Senator Bassey Otu

Edo guber: APC youths advise Oshiomhole against candidate imposition

Senatorial bye-election: Bayelsa West leaders back Dickson

Senate playing ‘game’ with Akpabio with N40 billion NDDC probe ‘ group

COVID-19: Kwara police intercept, return 200 Almajiris from Ilorin to Katsina

Council of Ulamas seeks forensic investigation into Kano mass death

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu threatens another lockdown on Lagos

Police rescue abducted Lebanese national, arrest gang member

Researchers recommend Cocoa-Zobo Ginger to boost immunity against COVID-19

Pushing e-commerce frontiers as COVID-19 enters community transmission stage in Nigeria

Millions of Nigerian workers’ll enter into poverty range ‘Prof Segun Ajibola

COVID-19: My wife and I enjoyed lockdown honeymoon ‘Apostle Chukwuemeka

Lockdown ease: Fear of virus spike grips Lagosians



COVID-19: PFN protests harassment of pastors

Ban on social gatherings: Police warn religious leaders against opening of worship centres in Ogun

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu vows to re-impose total lockdown if residents continue to violate guidelines

Investment: Stop blaming Chinese, Onuesoke urges Nigerians

Those demanding whereabouts of Buhari, Osinbajo amid COVID-19 Pandemic are detractors ‘ BOSF

Journalist tests positive for coronavirus in Bauchi

Inter-state Lockdown: Unauthorized vehicles will be impounded, okowa warns

COVID-19 test kits shortage: Lagos targets scaling up testing capacity to 2,000 daily

COVID-19: NOA urges community leaders to report influx of strangers to security agents

Nollywood kicks as Fed Govt appoints C’ttee of industry stakeholders

Rivers Police rescue Nollywood actor from kidnappers’ den in Rivers


11 secret service, US VP’s press secretary test positive for COVID-19

Agency arrests LG chairman for allegedly sharing palliatives to police, DSS, others

Journalist tests positive for COVID-19 in Bauchi

One killed in fire outbreak at coronavirus hospital in Moscow

30-yr-old farmer hangs self inside former school in Nasarawa

Nigeria’s Economy is Now Larger Than South Africa’s, But is it Stronger

Police, NSCDC officers beat up soldier for refusing to wear face mask

Nigeria records 239 new COVID-19 cases, total rises to 4,151

Youths need empowerment to build the nation ‘Akintunde

COVID-19: OID lauds Oyo govt on adoption of traditional means

Coronavirus cases at Germany’s meat-packing plant rise to 180

COVID-19: Most confirmed cases in Plateau were imported ‘ Govt

Abducted Lebanese who acts in Nollywood movies regains freedom

Edo CP orders investigation into death of policeman killed in Auchi

Only 30 people died in one week in Azare, not 300 ‘ Bauchi govt

COVID-19: Peugeot automobile donates 100 bags of beans to Kano State

Nigerian-born nurse in Britain dies of coronavirus after five weeks on ventilator

Six patients discharged in Abuja after testing negative for coronavirus

Police intercept 200 almajarai in Kwara


Militants, groups allege plot to scuttle forensic audit, scrap of NDDC

Police arrest man for raping lady twice with fake gun

FG to commence school feeding programme in four states next week

PDP NWC appoints caretaker committee for Ekiti

NCDC validates new PCR testing centre in Edo, as govt begins sample testing at UBTH

Tribunal invites Bayelsas Deputy Gov over alleged certificate forgery

COVID-19: 147 stranded Nigerians await evacuation in South Africa

Fresh lockdown looms in Lagos

Police rescues kidnapped Nollywood actor

12 medical officers infected with COVID-19 in Bauchi Commissioner

Man, 30, commits suicide in Nasarawa school

Jubilation in Ekiti PDP as NWC appoints caretaker committee

Tribunal invites Bayelsas Deputy Govnor over alleged certificate forgery


Indian pharmacist dies after drinking self-made coronavirus cure

Almajiri are victims not criminals Abdullahi

I weep for Nigeria when I think of certain things going on Nwagba

Fire out break at coronavirus isolation centre kills one

Trump slammed for U.S. absence in intl efforts against COVID-19

Coronavirus pandemic: Air travellers to be quarantined 14 -day

Nasarawa COVID-19 cases rise to 25

CSOs, Permanent secretary bicker over allegations of forgery

Missing person: NYSC insists Bianca Chidi not a corps member

FG to prosecute foreign illegal miners in Zamfara, Osun


Benin tests teachers for coronavirus as school resumes Monday

Ondo polytechnic to commence online lectures May 14

Ministry doles out relief packages to persons with disabilities in Abuja

Interstate movement: FRSC turns back 791 vehicles from Lagos, Ogun boundaries

Obama calls Trump’s handling of pandemic a ‘chaotic disaster

China admits coronavirus exposed ‘shortcomings’ in healthcare system

Nigeria’s Covid-19 burden tops 4,000 after 239 cases on Saturday

IPMAN decries proposed merger of PTDF, PPPRA, PEF

Why illegal foreign miners are going for Nigeria’s gold ‘ minister


Kano Health Commissioner, 15 others discharged from Isolation Centres in Kano

Ganduje donates medical equipments to Dala Hospital to curb covid-19

Court orders final forfeiture of former General’s N426.7m

Kevin Rudd: Murdoch’s media fans China coronavirus conspiracy to get Trump re-elected

COVID-19 lockdown: Gov Wike lament sabotage

COVID-19 coverage: Media/Civil Society groups demand protection of journalists

Kalu: Lockdown stalls open celebration in Abia


NMA kicks against Kogi, Cross Rivers’ stance on Covid-19 testing

The Almajirai: From political relevance to health nuisance

Why criticism swells around Infectious Diseases Control Bill

Covid-19: Online classes open new vistas in Nigerian education system

Ondo Govt gives residents one month to bury corpses in mortuaries

Dangerous signs, Nigeria steeps deeper into Covid-19 mire

Federal allocation to Cross River is not enough to pay salaries


COVID-19: Lagos To Introduce Community Management Of Cases

Myanmar Military Declares Ceasefire For COVID-19 Fight

[BREAKING] COVID-19: Nigeria’s Total Reaches 4,151 As NCDC Reports 239 New Cases

COVID-19: Lawyer Urges Wike To Ease Lockdown On Essential Services

Osinbajo Gives Update On Whereabout

Police Warn Oyedepo Over Decision To Reopen Church

Police Rescue Kidnapped Nollywood Actor, Bilal Nosser


Covid-19: As Reps bicker over Infectious Diseases Control Bill

Edo: Ex-deputy gov backs Imuse-led APC

Covid-19 has tripled disabled women, girls’ challenges ‘ Auta

Ogbonnaya Onovo, Odein Ajumogobia: Where are they now

Covid-19: Again, Nigeria harvests 386 new cases as total nears 4000

Breaking: Global Covid-19 death toll surpasses 270,000, US tally now 75,500

Breaking: At last, stranded Nigerians from UK land in Abuja’ Pictures

Breaking: Another 42 escape Coronavirus in Lagos



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