Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Thursday, 28 May, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Trump threatens to regulate or close down social media platforms

France bans hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 amid safety concerns

How Buhari scores 55% in fight against graft

Buhari has demonstrated political will to fight corruption ‘ Prof Radda

Buhari’s anti-corruption policy not enough for commendation ‘ Prof Jibrin Ibrahim

Fresh crises hit PDP in states over 2023

2 APC factions bicker over C/River council polls

Uncovering the atrocious plot to tarnish Adesina’s legacy at Africa’s Apex Bank

COVID-19: Group urges governors to stop persecution of almajirai

Use lockdown to bond with your children, NCWS tells parents

22-yr-old woman who drowned daughter to go for psychiatric test

W/Bank approves $346m for Lake Chad region projects

COVID-19: CBN cuts OFIs loans’ interest rate to 5%

At last, NFF concludes contractual negotiations with Rohr

COVID 19: NIMASA seeks exemption of seafarers from travel ban


US coronavirus deaths cross 100,000

PDP member-elect blocks Kwara Assembly entrance, seeks inauguration

PDP accuses Fayemi of selling Abuja Governors Lodge

Obaseki kicks as Iyamu emerges Oshiomhole APC camp candidate

Police arrest five over killing of Bauchi hotel guard

Applause, anxiety greet Buharis Executive Order on judiciarys autonomy

Almajirai: Pass Child Rights Act, NHRC tells 11 states

Benue to conduct LG polls on Saturday

Customs challenge ruling stopping duty on passengers baggage

NCC suspends spectrum trading, to adopt new policy

Petrol marketers to gain N8.3bn on depot price reduction

Ive never violated any process in AfDB Adesina

FG to certify airlines before flights resume

World Bank okays $346m for projects in Nigeria, others

CBN suspends intervention-loan repayment for one year

Buhari approves Nigeria, Siemens electricity deal funding

Oil crash threatens Nigerias gas flaring reduction

NNPC increases June selling prices of crude oil

BREAKING: Trump orders investigation into George Floyds killing

Reps clash as panel report blames Nigerians in China

FG cant cope with increasing coronavirus cases Minister

Churches may reopen in June, says CAN

Rivers community task force official kills colleague

NCDC conducts 48,544 tests nationwide

Ganduje excited as COVID-19 cases drop in Kano

Blackmail wont stop Akpabio, others probe, says Senate

Were working with Abia on 25 COVID-19 positive northerners Imo

No conflict with IG on community policing South-East govs

Nigerian troops sexually abuse children AI

Seven-day ultimatum to herdsmen remains unchanged Delta LG boss

200 Zamfara, Katsina bandits killed in air strikes DHQ

COVID-19: Cyprus to pay medical bill if tourists catch virus

World Bank approves $346m for projects in Nigeria, others

Edo 2020: APC faction picks Ize-Iyamu as consensus aspirant

France stops hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 treatment


CBN Reduces Interest Rates on OFIs Facilities to 5%

Full Deregulation Will Attract Investment to Oil Sector, Says Expert

DPR Postpones Implementation of New Registration Fees for Industry Training

Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu Set for Battle in Edo APC

Crisis Hits Oyo APC over Plan to Expel ex-Communication Minister, Shittu

There is Nothing to Celebrate on May 29, PDP…

Political Parties Back INECs Plan to Hold Edo, Ondo Elections


Why COVID-19 has not escalated in Adamawa ‘Bashir Ahmed, SSG

IPAC backs INEC’s plan to experiment on e-voting in 2021

APC govs move to save Obaseki, Akeredolu

Edo guber: PDP’ll be disappointed for expecting implosion at APC ‘Oshiomhole

Bayelsa guber: Deputy Gov. asks tribunal to dismiss petition against him for being incompetent

I’ve not received Oshiomhole, Tinubu, Buhari’s endorsement ‘ Ize-Iyamu

Edo: Ize-Iyamu picks APC nomination form, vows to work with other aspirants

Edo: Ize-Iyamu emerges consensus APC aspirant to face Obaseki in primary

Ighalo now Africa’s richest footballer

Refineries record N50bn loss in 5 months

W’Bank approves $346m to revive Lake Chad region

Contractors shut down Agric Ministry over N17bn debt

Alleged graft: I’m innocent, AfDB President, Adesina insists

Again, kidnappers hit Cross River, snatch 4

Alleged fraud: Absence of EFCC counsel stalls Oyo-Ita’s trial

Herdsmen forcefully invaded, occupy 350 communities in Igboland ‘ INTERSOCIETY

Govs, others urge Nigerian children not to despair

I’m not interested in being president of Biafra ‘Kanu


Why Africa records lowest COVID-19 cases, deaths, by WHO

Governor Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu pick APC nomination forms for Edo guber race

Rivers government denies infecting demolished hotel manager with COVID-19

Alao-Akala opposes appointment of retired soldiers as Amotekun’s directors-general

Police, army yields to Wike’s directive, remove barricade from Ikoku market

Global leaders chart path to Africa’s economic recovery post-COVID-19

Stock market reopens bullish as index gains N8 billion

Chamber issues guidelines for oil workers’ safety during lockdowns

Court remands mother who drowned baby at LUTH for psychiatric evaluation

Employers’ group accuses Nigeria Customs Service of frustrating ease of doing business

Labour threatens strike in Kano over salary deduction

IGP, South East governors strike deal on community policing

Ekiti PDP accuses state government of selling Abuja Governor’s Lodge

Lagos to conclude 4th Mainland Bridge financial foreclosure next year

Students decry incessant robberies at hostels amid COVID-19 lockdown

Schools will reopen at a “safe time”, says FG

Father Beheads Daughter In An Honour Killing


Edo 2020: Nobody can stop my second term bid ‘ Obaseki

Pandemonium in Kwara Assembly as PDP member-elect barricades gate

How Ijaw overwhelmed Jonathan with expectations ‘ Idoniboyeobu

FG needs $40bn stimulus to curtail looming recession ‘ Economist

COVID-19: Italian court adjoins $1.1bn Malabu ‘ Investigation

CBN reduces interest rate on OFIs facilities to 5% per annum

COVID-19 exposed structural deficiency of Nigeria

COVID-19 presents unique opportunities to speed up Africa’s integration agenda and implementation of AfCFTA

Right of Way: Why right to development now rests with governors

COVID-19: Longest viability period of virus in patient is 10 days ‘ NCDC

Gambari is a world-renown technocrat, but what are his values

Breaking: We are working on guidelines for school reopening ‘ FG


Lagos govt urges FG to help prevent erosion, protect coastline

Gombe discharges another 153 Almajiris after two weeks quarantine

COVID-19: Longest viability period of virus in patient is 10 days ‘ NCDC

Tambuwal lauds FG for establishing Police trust fund

PTF calls for researches into COVID-19 pandemic

Lagos to create more islands to curb land scarcity

BREAKING: Nigeria records 389 new COVID-19 cases, total now 8,733

May 29: Buhari betrayed underprivileged Nigerians ‘ PDP

Poor COVID-19 preventive measures in pregnancy can worsen Nigeria’s maternal mortality

FG must give equal attention to Lassa fever and COVID-19 outbreaks ‘Experts

Cold: Why you must test for COVID-19 at once

US ends waivers for Iran’s civil nuclear programs in latest maximum pressure campaign move

At least 40 killed in latest DR Congo massacre

Equities market treads northward as investors gain N8.6bn

COVID-19 pandemic to trigger fall in energy investment in 2020 ‘ IEA

Air France announces plans to gradually resume operations

COVID-19: Adamawa records three deaths, 11 new cases

Workd Bank okays $346m loan for Lake Chad region countries to improve livelihoods

CBN reduces interest rates on microfinance, mortgage bank facilities from 9% to 5%

Mother who ‘drowned baby’ remanded at LASUTH for psychiatric evaluation

Lagos issues 479,028 number plates, driver’s licences in one year

Seven die in Kwara road crash

Why Amotekun will fail in 5 states ‘ Alao-Akala

BREAKING: 87 patients discharged in Lagos after testing negative for coronavirus

COVID-19: Those with virus won’t be evacuated ‘ Foreign Affairs Minister

South-East states set for community policing as govs, IGP reach agreement


Five states meet 300-bed requirement

Rivers warns hotel owner against blackmailing Wike

Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu open Edo APC ticket battle

PTF meets CAN, NSCIA leaders on guidelines to re-open worship centres

PTF okays three cure solutions for test

Lagos to replace Okada, tricycle from July

PDP accuses Fayemi of sale of Abuja Governors Lodge

Ize-Iyamu emerges Edo APC consensus candidate

World Bank approves $346m for Nigeria, others on Lake Chad

Adamawa confirms 11 fresh coronavirus cases

Ekiti PDP accuses Fayemi of selling Abuja Governors Lodge

Alao-Akala: Southwest Govs appointing wrong Amotekun commanders

Ive not stepped down as AfDB president, says Adesina


Why Edo APC adopted Ize-Iyamu as Consensus candidate

Breaking: Edo guber: Ize Iyamu picks APC form, prefers direct primary

Power comes from God, no man can stop me from returning as Edo Governor Obaseki

Breaking: Ize-Iyamu emerges Edo APC concensus candidate

Covid-19: Reactions trail as Femi Adesina says Nigerians are lucky to have Buhari at a time like this

PDP governors hail Lamido as national leader, face of democracy in Nigeria

Trump accuses Twitter of interfering in U.S. elections

May 29: Avoid false performance claims, apologise for failure, PDP tells Buhari

Kano NLC threatens 14-day strike over salary deduction

Coronavirus: Google gives $1,000 to each employee for home office makeover


Patients shun hospitals on coronavirus fears

Gambari in quiet push to re-direct the presidency and make it work better

Death amid a great move in Abia State

The Epicentres of Coro-politics: Still on Rivers State’ The other side of Governor Ayade

Maturing OMO, NT-bills to push system liquidity to N955.9b


COVID-19: Edo Extends Search For 1,009 Cases In 566 Communities, Tests 1578

How Youths Circumvent Enforcement Of COVID-19 Interstate Lockdown

NGO Castigates FG’s Disposition To Local Innovations On COVID-19

Almajirai Deserve State Protection ‘ NEF

Democracy Day: Monarch Calls For Fortification Of Nation’s Democratic Institutions

COVID-19: Gov Makinde Confirms 244 Cases In Oyo

Ondo 2020: APC Leaders Demand Direct Primary

Lawyer Petitions Buhari, Lawan Over Alleged Fraud In NDDC


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