Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Monday, 23 March, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines


Italy coronavirus deaths rise by 651 in a day, lifting total death toll to 5,476

Coronavirus: MTN shuts down offices, staff to work from home

Oyo NUJ sets up committee to synergise efforts on COVID-19

World Water Day: Group urges government to improve safe water in schools, health facilities.

BREAKING: Atiku Abubakar’s son tests positive for coronavirus

COVID-19: Osinbajo cancels Monday’s commissioning of traffic radio

Be transparent with N1.3trn COVID-19 intervention fund, PDP tells FG

Gunmen abduct two Enyimba, Heartland players in Ondo

Three inmates test positive for coronavirus in Georgia

Germany to issue ban on contact between more than two people

Pope calls for world prayer to stop coronavirus

US lines up multi-trillion dollar coronavirus aid packages

FIRS collected only 54 per cent of targeted revenue in January

Devaluation of naira was hasty ‘ Uwaleke

COVID-19: Christians express mixed feelings over government’s restriction on gatherings

Constituency projects funded by govt, not gifts from lawmakers, ICPC tells Nigerians

UK tells vulnerable to stay at home for 12 weeks to fight coronavirus

Zamfara: Don’t blackmail judiciary, APC tells PDP

COVID-19: Atiku praises health workers for containing spread

Former Gov Wada visits Bello in Kogi over mother’s death

COVID-19: Churches provide sanitisers, check temperature of worshippers in Kaduna

Earthquake rocks Croatia’s capital Zagreb


Stock market suffers N280bn loss in one week

Coronavirus: PTAD adjusts verification, complaint resolution processes

Mutual funds to hit N1.5tn this year SEC

Russia blames Gulf nations for oil price crash

Questionable cargoes boost manufactured goods exports by N909bn

Ex-APC spokesman declares self national publicity secretary

Mechanised agric begins in 632 LGs September – FG

Climate change mitigating measures worsening water scarcity – NiMet

Group warns Yoruba against political romance with Sanusi

Nigeria consumed N2.64tn petrol in 13 months, says NNPC

BoI raises $1.1bn to support MSMEs, others

Closure: 66 border communities filling stations get waivers

Insurance firms pay N769bn claims in three years

ABCON directs BDCs to comply with N380/$ rate

Spain loses 394 to pandemic in 24 hours

Ndume, Fani-Kayode, Mailafia seek return to parliamentary system

N3bn graft: EFCC to arraign ex-HOS, Oyo-Ita, eight others today

German Chancellor Merkel isolated as US senator tests positive

COVID-19 cases hit 31, Lagos, Kwara declare workers holiday

Address rumours surrounding Osinbajo, Bakare tells Presidency

Sin, disobedience to God responsible for COVID-19 CAN President

Anambra 2021: APGA distances party from Soludo, others

Ologbo crisis: Enogie shuns peace meeting with Edo CP

Nigeria must rise above tribalism, ethnicity Anglican Primate

Bauchi restricts religious gatherings, shuts schools indefinitely

PANDEF, Ohanaeze, Afenifere, Middle Belt back South-South security outfit

Coronavirus: NBA urges court shutdown, to meet CJN, PCA

Nigeria real estate opportunities still untapped ARCON president

N3bn graft: EFCC to arraign ex-HoS, Oyo-Ita, eight others Monday


Coronavirus: Edo Government Shuts Down Schools

BREAKING: Atiku Solicits Prayers For Son Who Tests Positive To Covid-19

National Assembly Is An Extension Of Presidential Villa ‘Adegboruwa

Oyinlola, Oni Boost PDP’s Chances In South-West

PDP Threatens To Call For Review Of Some Elections If S/Court Reviews Zamfara Election

Reflecting Federal Character In Service Chiefs’ Appointment

Covid-19: Unemployment Rate May Rise To 25 Million In Nigeria

Nigeria Can’t Attain Food Security With Traditional Method Of Farming ‘ OFAB Country Coordinator

Dangote Donates N100m Cement To Abule-Ado Victims


Crisis looms as FG bans cargo flights amidshortage of masks, ventilators

FG, states are biggest winners in Nigeria’s new FX reforms

Churches record low turnout, Nigerians stock up as Covid-19 cases hit 30

Positive moves on reforms, plus thoughts on a corona proof portfolio

Why entrepreneurs must take trust, will seriously’Makinde

Will CBN palliative measures spike innovation in pharmaceutical industry


Endangering criminal justice system with adjournment

Cleric sues commissioner, 2 others for forceful eviction

Churches comply with govt directives, shut down

Herdsmen kill farmer, abduct three women in Benue

Lassa fever: Ebonyi records 81 cases in three months, seeks dialysis, other machines

COVID-19: NCC builds 18 emergency centres to fast track response time


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