Nigerian Newspapers Headlines, Sunday, 31 May, 2020

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines



Moscow-bound plane called back after pilot tests positive for COVID-19

George Floyd’s relatives to hire former NYC medical examiner for private autopsy they can ‘trust

NCDC confirms 553 new COVID-19 cases, total now 9,855

Why Trump may throw AfDB Adesina inside the Bandama River

Nigeria Top Model Search set to hold first modeling competition

Russian COVID-19 cases exceed 390,000

Wife of police officer charged with murder of George Floyd files for divorce

Coronavirus: South Korea closes schools again after biggest spike in weeks

COVID-19 patient who ran away in Abia, surrenders self, family to hospital

COVID-19 won’t truncate Nigeria’s electoral process ‘ INEC


Well fight killer-Fulani herdsmen with ancient gods Jonathan, Delta community leader

Video recordings by troops in North-East, a serious felony Adeogun, Reps intelligence committee vice-chair

No verse in the Quran justifies killings by Fulani herdsmen Ahmed, Delta State Miyetti Allah secretary

Why I report saints and sinners Dele Momodu

El-Rufai hasnt shown enough interest in stopping Kaduna killings Asake, Southern Kaduna Peoples Union President

My brothers killers took away our familys joy Aina, brother of slain Ekiti council leader

How I sell my jewellery to fund charity for poor children Adejokun, philanthropist

I dont know why NJC is slow in appointing judges Agbakoba

Regina Daniels shows off baby bump one year after marriage

Why Nigerian mums are killing their babies Expert

Edo primary: APC govs to meet Tinubu over Obaseki

Some social habits may be gone forever

COVID-19: Govs fume as interstate travel ban collapses

Buhari, OPEC, others mourn ex-NNPC GMD, Baru

Equip armed forces for better performance, Sultan urges FG

268 Nigerians stranded in China arrive in Abuja

COVID-19: Obasanjo Library sends workers on compulsory leave without pay

Resident doctors threaten strike, give FG 14 days ultimatum

N13bn scandal: EFCC, Interpol fail to arrest fugitive ex-NIA DG, wife, 15 months after

Excess vitamin C can cause organ failure Pharmacists

Dont stigmatise COVID-19 survivors, NGO asks Nigerians

COVID-19: Foundation gives residents free fuel, as Poly workers donate relief items

My dad died of treatable pneumonia Daughter of 61-year-old patient rejected by LUTH, LASUTH, six others

Weve been shortchanged in governoship seat Southern Kaduna group

Judiciary’s independence: FG to gazette Executive Order 10 this week

Enjoy health benefits of white melon seed

Tinubu isnt my man, says El-Rufai, congratulates Aregbesola at 63

Despite over N25bn donations for COVID-19, isolation centres run low on bed spaces

Reps to define the poor in FGs social interventions

My predecessor spent N50m for a single trip to Abuja Bauchi gov

COVID-19: Military releases 21 hospitals to states for treatment

Closure of NDDC headquarters wont stop Senate probe Investigation

CBN disburses N10.5bn COVID-19 healthcare funds

George Floyd: Wife of accused cop files for divorce

Kaduna discharges four-month-old COVID-19 patient

Ondo septuagenarian found dead on farmland

Zamfara APC disowns commissioner who criticised FG on security

Police arrest suspected kidnapper, rescue three victims in Enugu

Gunmen kidnap four persons in Delta


COVID-19: INEC to test-run Edo, Ondo guber polls with bye-elections

Badeh: Court jails 6 NAF personnel attached to former CDS

Alleged Abuja lodge sale: Fayemi replies PDP, says building undergoing reconstruction

Police kill one kidnapper, arrest another in Enugu as Delta Command recovers weapons, cars

LG polls: Mass turnout in C/River, apathy in Benue

Decomposing body of abducted ex-Edo commissioner recovered

Osagie Ize-Iyamu: Heir led by recalcitrant godfather to ascend coveted stool

Corpse of late council boss not exhumed-Rivers govt

Gunmen abduct 5 in midnight raid on Niger community

Ganduje careless in handling Coronavirus pandemic Sen Hanga

2023 presidency: APC’ll employ resolution mechanism to decide zoning arrangement ‘Senator Osita Izunaso

Police arrest suspected killers of UNIJOS lecturer, 15 kidnappers in Plateau

Man who deflowered me begging to come back -Adekemi Taofeeq, actress

Reopening: Making places safer to reduce COVID-19 transmission

COVID-19: Traders hail Ugwuanyi as Enugu Fire Service begins decontamination of Ogbete Main Market

Inequality, injustice sowing seed of discord in Nigeria ‘Senator Ngele


US attorney general blames protest violence on ‘far-left extremists

Can President Buhari fight corruption without support of judiciary

Guber elections: INEC to learn from Mali, South Korea ‘ Yakubu

Israel police kill Palestinian they mistakenly thought was armed

New NNPC board: Still unclear who chairs corporation

Kaduna police denies fresh attack, killings in Southern Kaduna

Flight restrictions cost Lagos airport over N15b in revenue

Expatriates using Eagles’ job to boost resumes ‘ Laloko

Why Buhari must Rejig NNPC’s lopsided management ‘ PANDEF


RENEWED KILLINGS: How Katsina, bandits’ peace deal collapsed

AfDB: Why US wants Adesina out ‘ Akinterinwa, ex- NIIA DG

I am battling gang-up by people I’ve worked with, says Bauchi governor

Northern governors mourn former NNPC boss

Resident Doctors issue 14-day strike notice to FG

Amnesty International seeks justice over 2016 Biafra Day protesters’ killing

Resident doctors threaten strike over COVID-19 allowance, PPEs, others

Attacks/Killings: CAS pays assessment visit to Sokoto, assures decisive action against bandits

Professor Innocent Ujah is NMA’s new President

Edo 2020: Ize-Iyamu is unqualified to contest ‘ Deputy Gov

Gunmen kill five in Plateau community

COVID-19: Obasanjo Library puts workers employment on hold till further notice

COVID-19: Nigeria records 387 new cases, active cases now 6344

Breaking: 268 Nigerians evacuated from China arrive Abuja

COVID-19: 7 die in Kaduna, 149 discharged

COVID-19 won’t truncate Nigeria’s electoral process ‘ INEC

Body of ex-Edo Commissioner recovered 14 days after abduction

COVID-19: ActionAid decries poor relocation of almajiri, comatose health facilities, others

Police arrest 16 suspects over kidnapping, armed robbery, others

IPOB celebrates Biafra Day peacefully ‘ Nnamdi Kanu



Drama as Bauchi gov accuses journalist of treachery

Six NAF officers jailed over murder of former CDS Badeh

Buhari extols media chief, Adeniyi, at 75

Tension mounts in Kogi as COVID-19 row deepens

BREAKING: COVID-19 hits 9855 in Nigeria

COVID-19 cant truncate democracy, elections INEC

Bayelsa: APC divided ahead of senatorial bye-elections

Anxiety in Rivers over corpse of council Chairman

Oronsaye report: Massive job loss looms across MDAs

Covid-19: 553 new cases as doctors threaten strike

Italy records 111 new coronavirus deaths, 416 new cases

Abia wanted COVID-19 patient comes out of hiding

We adopted INEC COVID-19 election protocols for our LG polls CROSIEC

Irans mosques to resume daily prayers as lockdown eases


COVID-19 wont stop Nigerias electoral process INEC

New video shows three Minneapolis officers kneeling on George Floyd before he died

Regina Daniels has given birth today! (audio confirmation)

Nigeria Reports 553 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Hit 9855

Decomposed body of kidnapped Edo ex-commissioner found in forest

Governors dare Buhari, Says No financial autonomy for state legislature, judiciary

About $1bn was stolen under Abacha Buhari

Nigerians to pay 50 naira stamp duty on electronic receipts

US school defies restrictions to hold in-person graduation ceremony

Another virus that could kill half the worlds population, Scientist warns

Wife of Minneapolis Police officer charged for George Floyds death files for divorce


EU leaders urge Trump to rethink decision to withdraw from WHO

Buhari yet to fulfil promises on national security ‘ Col. Nyiam

Gbajabiamila says House to give legal backing to Social Investment Programme

Buhari ‘devastated’ by death of another nephew

UNIPORT begins mass production of face mask, hand sanitizers

268 Nigerians arrive from China

Officer charged with murder of black American as violent protests sweep US

Nigeria records 553 new cases of COVID-19

Lagos records 254 new cases of COVID-19, as Nigeria’s confirmed cases near 10,000

COVID-19: Obasanjo Library sends workers on ‘temporary lay-off

PDP demands release of its new media director, others in Imo

Nigeria targets $10pb crude oil production cost


Edo guber: APC local govt bosses, group back Obaseki on indirect primary election

Gbajabiamila, Abayomi, others seek more synergy among states in tackling pandemic

Ondo, Edo guber: What direct primary may mean for Akeredolu, Obaseki

21 years of democratic experiment: Whither Nigeria

Ultra-modern Iwo Road Bus Terminal to improve state’s socioeconomic activities ‘ Makinde

EU urges Trump to reconsider decision to end US relationship with WHO

Reps express concern over effects of COVID-19 on economy

Life after COVID-19’Diversification, tax cuts key to sustain economy ‘ LCCI, NECA DGs


COVID-19: Nigeria Sees 553 Record High New Cases As Total Closes In On 10,000

Buratai Inspects Local Construction Of Combat Vehicles In Maiduguri

Kenyan Farmers Grapple With Oscillating Temperatures As Climate Varies

Banditry: Sultan Seeks Recruitment, Funding Of Security Agencies

Delta Has Witnessed Unprecedented Development Under Okowa ‘ Lawmakers


Removing TCN boss may jeopardize $1.66bn transmission projects ‘ Forum

Nigeria working to become global outsourcing destination -NITDA

MPC: CBN reduces Interest Rate to 12.5%

Troops kill several Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists, rescue 241 kidnapped victims

Removing TCN boss may jeopardize $1.66bn transmission projects ‘ Forum

Nigeria working to become global outsourcing destination -NITDA

MPC: CBN reduces Interest Rate to 12.5%


UK lifts ban on sporting activities amid Covid-19

Kaduna pegs bag of fertiliser at N5000, warns against racketeering

Covid-19: Four-month-old child discharged, 76 active cases remain in Kaduna

Purported Covid-19 cases in Kogi: The whole truth, by Health Commissioner

WHO decision: Germany hits Trump

IGR: Bayelsa rakes N1.2bn in March

Kidnapped Edo APC leader dead, Police recover decomposing body

Covid-19: Nigerians jittery as economy staggers towards recession



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