NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR WEDNESDAY 29TH APRIL 2020*

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*THE NATION*

Family hid first case from govt team, says governor

Delta relaxes lockdown with face mask enforcement

COVID-19, Rice palliative palaver!

COVID-19: Nigeria must avert systemic collapse

Lagos committed to reducing spread

FIRS ill-timed directive

Ministerial speculations over Kyaris successor

Port worker tests positive

Rivers sends 150 non-indigenes to home states

Cross River factory gets orders from Lagos, Kano, Benue, others for masks

Akeredolu okays incentives for health workers

Fayemi slashes self, deputy governors salary by 50%

Govt to probe abuse of Nigerians in China

Ganduje backs Kano lockdown

House of Reps seek N36b special fund forstates

IMF approves $3.4billion emergency loan toNigeria

BEDC donates food items to franchise states

Gov. Diri appoints Radio Nigeria journalist, Oredipe, Head of Social Media

AGN reaches out to actors, the needy

Bovi: Why I created my web series Back to school

Davido to donate music video proceeds to COVID-19 research

Adunni Ade damns social media critics to identify as a Muslim

Naira Marley halts exuberance to embrace Ramadan

Girls thank me for exposing lies guys tell them Lord Lamba

DBN donates N100m to fight COVID-19

Private sector coalition COVID-19 fund hits N27.16b

9mobile customers get access to health, other websites

Fed Govt switches to local loans to finance budget 2020

*VANGUARD*

UK plans more Abuja, Lagos evacuation flights of 491, 504 for nationals over Covid-19

COVID-19: Nasarawa government quarantines over 200 travellers

Post COVID-19: Nigeria must focus on export cargo ‘ Bello

Need to prudently channel resources

One dies in smugglers, Customs attack

I joined robbery gang because members were always sharing money ‘ Suspect

Lockdown: FG delivers 110 trucks of grains to Kano

ONDO 2020: Akeredolu, Deputy’s face-off gets messier

IMF approves $3.4bn emergency loan for Nigeria

IWC mourns Prof Ajose, Lagos MWAN President

Kano Deaths: PDP Reps’ caucus demands investigations, urgent solutions

Group chides APC chieftain over comments on NDDC

BREAKING: Senate in closed session

N850bn loan approval: PDP wants NASS to ensure prudent use, prompt repayment

IGP orders deployment of four CPs to states, formation

Ikoyi Custodial Centre frees 53 inmates

COVID-19: 85 contact persons symptomatic, three discharged in Kano ‘ State Coordinator

COVID-19: Foreign affairs minister says first set of Nigerians abroad to be evacuated soon

Shippers want 35% reduction in shipping charges

SUSPENSION OF DEMURRAGE:NPA to sanction terminal operators for non-compliance

5G, COVID-19 and history without end

Effective Data Governance: IIM-Africa inks partnership deal with Data Management University

Post COVID-19: Don seeks committee on deep blue economy project

Post Covid-19 Economy: Quoted tech firms to solidify sector

Poisonous rice saga: League demands sack of Customs’ CG, controllers over show of shame

How COVID-19 ushers new opportunities in port operations

VIDEO: Pentagon declassifies three UFO videos taken by US Navy pilots

COVID-19: Seafarers to be paid for extended services ‘ Folarin

*THISDAY*

SON Provides Guidelines for Face Mask Makers, Users

AXA Group Commits 5m to COVID-19 Research

AfDB, SA Taxi Seal Deal

Firm Donates Palliative to Kwara Govt

Our Workplace After Coronavirus Lockdown

Elumelu Donates Six Trailer Loads of Rice to Delta Communities

Liverpool Open Osimhen Transfer Talks with Agent

UEFA Leagues Have Up Till May 25 to Decide on Seasons

Between Abba Kyari and Abba Kyari

Anatomy of Foolish Spending

HiFL Organisers to Announce New Dates for Tournament

FIFA Proposes Temporary Five Subs Per Match

Visa Extends Relationship with Athletes till 2021

*PUNCH*

I stabbed my mother-in-law for asking son to divorce me Suspect

Court remands cop who allegedly shot dead Rivers policewoman

Imo man, 45, commits suicide

Lassa fever emergency phase over NCDC

Suspected COVID-19 patient dies in Ondo hospital

Kano records 38 new COVID-19 cases as tests increase

Sokoto confirms death of three COVID-19 patients

Another seaport terminal employee tests positive for COVID-19

Four nabbed for hijacking cement-laden truck

Lagos COVID-19 cases rise to 844 with 80 new infections

Policemen assault Ondo nurse, motorcyclist at checkpoint

Buharis team lands in Kano as five more personalities die

US COVID-19 death toll exceeds 58,300

COVID-19: Nine die in Peru prison riot

FG declares Friday public holiday for Workers Day

Rivers sends beggars back to states, Niger Republic

COVID-19: Ex-OAU VC recommends herbal medicine

Benue didnt give IDPs spoilt beans SEMA

Weve spent N1bn on Covid-19 Emmanuel

Gunmen kill driver, kidnap friend in Ondo

Ogun, Kano get new police constables

Court awards N5m against Atiku, Saraki over billboard photo

Weve raised Imo IGR to N1.2bn monthly Uzodinma

Zamfara frees 54 prisoners

Nasarawa confirms first COVID-19 case

Were probing Edo killing, violence CP

Police kill kidnappers

COVID-19: ACPN asks Lagos to increase testing capacity

*DAILY TRUST*

Trump, WHO and Covid-19

2 months after, DSS still mum on Bayelsa deputy gov’s ‘forgery’ probe

COVID-19: Reps divided over calls to provide N15bn to each state

PDP tackles El-Rufai over 30-day lockdown extension

APC accuses PDP of planning protest against lockdown in Plateau

COVID-19: Missed opportunities

Hard knocks for Ganduje, garlands for Matawalle

No date yet for resumption of schools ‘ FG

Chinese medics in Nigeria test negative for COVID-19 ‘ Minister

Pains and gains of COVID-19

German virus spread worsens as lockdown eases

COVID-19 cases continue to drop in Lagos

Now, where was I

Emergency phase’ of Lassa fever outbreak over

IMF approves Nigeria’s $3.4bn loan request

NNPC revises crude oil prices downward for May

NERC summons TCN, AEDC over power supply feud

COVID-19: Private Sector Coalition’s donation rises to N27.16bn

Black market forex dealers sourcing dollars externally ‘ ABCON

NPA, Customs partner to remove containers from ports

Nigerian stock market upbeat, as investors gain N58bn

We are on course to normalize FBN’s NPLs in 2020

Chi donates products to aid COVID-19 relief

Solaja inspired me to reach the top in badminton- Grace Daniel

Troost-Ekong names Balogun his preferred Super Eagles defensive partner

FIBA referees and coaches training to hold online May 11

Premier League hopeful of June 8 resumption

World Athletics creates $500,000 pandemic fund to support athletes

*THE SUN*

APC senator rubbishes Buhari’s new position on total lockdown, says it lacks logic

Liverpool opens talks with Osimhen

Fayemi slashes salaries of political appointees by 50%

PDP raises alarm over Obaseki’s planned renovation of Benin INEC office

Ferdinand urges Solskjaer to sign Ndidi

Edo guber: Rumble in APC caucus

Kanu backs Rohr to continue as Super Eagles coach

Benue Assembly resumes sitting amid partial lockdown

Yobo denies condemning Iwobi’s Eagles ‘Number 10

PDP congress: Reactions trail release of C’River ward, LG excos

IOCs mull output cut over declining crude price, low demand

UEFA gives Premier League May 25 to restart

COVID-19: FG rules out reopening of schools soon

Aviation unions hit Arik Air, reject 80% pay cut

Ligue 1 season cancelled

Aviation unions hit Arik Air, reject 80% pay cut

COVID-19: Trump calls Buhari, promises to donate ventilators

MIKE ADENUGA JR. @ 67: VITAL FACTS YOU DIDN’T KNOW

Hotel union warns Airport Hotel, Sheraton, others against owing workers

FIBA takes referees and coaches training online

Uzodinma targets N5bn monthly IGR, list gains of 100 days in office

Effects of coronavirus on OOH advertising in Nigeria

Gumel congratulates Solaja for African Badminton Award

COVID-19: Road transport companies seek government support

Osun sends 30 samples for test

COVID-19: Police and military brutality

UEFA gives European leagues May 25 deadline for restart plans

False solution and modern spiritual aberration (10)

*GUARDIAN*

PDP rejects Ayade’s list as crisis deepens over Cross River congresses

PDP opposes Edo government’s plan to renovate INEC’S office

Group mourns hunter killed by Boko Haram during vigilance operation

Woman laments disappearance of daughter in Lagos

Rainstorm kills 18-year-old boy, renders over 500 homeless in Delta

Lagos preaches safety in gradual easing of lockdown

Three siblings drown in Ebonyi river

Police inspector found dead in Imo

Elumelu donates six trailers of rice to Delta community

US tops one million coronavirus cases: Johns Hopkins

Rohr’s Super Eagles need a united front to be successful

Lagos Lawn Tennis Club donatesN5m COVID-19 palliative to state government

Akwa Ibom sports journalists call for reporter’s release

Bellwethers lift stock market indices further by N58 billion

CACOVID fund at Central Bank of Nigeria rises to N27.1 billion

Shippers’ council seeks resumption of cargo evacuation at APM terminal through railway

SMDFto develop mining blueprint

Nigeria needs post-COVID-19 fiscal discipline

Experts recommend use of location data, mobility info to curb virus spread

Black man, you are on your own – Part 2

COVID-19 diary – Part 4

That apology by COVID-19 task force

Advice Buhari should not ignore

Deliver Us From Evil

Abba Kyari: A lasting legacy!

Pains and gains of COVID-19

Anxiety over COVID-19-related death in Ondo hospital

Issues with Nigeria’s bilateral ties with China post-pandemic

*DAILY TIMES*

NMA wants Zamfara to adopt reviewed health workers hazard allowance

COVD-19: Doctor calls on FG, NCDC for clinical trial of drugs

COVID-19: All Chinese health workers in Nigeria tested negative, says FG

France to test nicotine on human for Covid-19 treatment

lockdown ease: Austria allows events of up to 10 people

Fans call Oprah evil for asking poor to partake in fund raiser

Daily Times Newspaper, Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Senate okays N850bn fresh loan request from Buhari

Finally, IMF approves N1.2trn emergency support for Nigeria

Easing lockdown, will lead to surge in COVID-19 pandemic infection- Doctors

For A Healthier Heart, Take Oranges

Baauchi establishes mobile courts to try lockdown violators

COVID-19: NLC vows to resist plots to stop, reduce workers salaries

COVID-19: Ganduje applauds Buharis streamlined response

COVID-19: FCTA to prosecute proprietors who violate school closure order

Reps plan new law to tackle infectious disease outbreak

Ekiti meets CAN, church leaders for support in combating COVID-19

Coronavirus: Udom cancels random testing, says its waste of resources

Coronavirus: UEFA sending 3.75m to each member association

Ronaldinho breaks silence on his jail sentence

COVID-19: Liverpools 60m Anfield redevelopment delayed by 12 months

Equities market sustains bullish performance with N58bn gain

Singer, Mr. Dutch feeds thousands in four states

Singer, Banky W selected for 2020 Tutu Leadership Fellowship

Id like to create a sound with Wizkid, Davido and Tiwa Savage Playboycasted

Michelle Obamas Documentary Set For Release

Nick Cordero Suffers Health Setback

Ms. Minnie Ross Dies At 34 After Car Accident

*DAILY INDEPENDENT*

Lagos Engaging In Constructive Borrowing ‘ Hamzat

Unilever Launches ‘500m Support For Vulnerable Suppliers

Assessing Buhari’s Post Lockdown Address

Unilever Launches ‘500m Support For Vulnerable Suppliers

Landlords Step Up Assistance For Retail Tenants

Landlords Step Up Assistance For Retail Tenants

Tackling Inflation From Security Angle

Yobe Denies Suspending Village Head For Speaking To Media

Axis Bank To Purchase 29% Stake In Max Life Insurance

Axis Bank To Purchase 29% Stake In Max Life Insurance

[BREAKING] COVID-19: Delta Records 7th Case

Civil Servants In Hong Kong To Return To Work Starting May 4

Umahi Apologizes To The Sun, Vanguard Reporters

NSE: Trading Remains Upbeat, Market Capitalisation Up N58bn

COVID-19: Umahi Relaxes Curfew, Lifts Ban On Motorcycles Operations

World Athletics Unveils $500,000 Fund For Athletes

Tokyo Olympics Unrealistic Without Vaccine- Medical Expert

UEFA Gives European Leagues May 25 Deadline For Restart Plans

West Ham Not Selling Declan Rice For Less Than 70m

Fresh Twist In Newcastle United Takeover As New Buyer Emerges

Liverpool Legend Robinson Dies At 61

Real Reason Why Fasuba Dump Nigerian Athletics

Why FIFA Introduces Five Substitutes

COVID 19: Police Arrest 490 Violators Of Govt Order In Nasarawa

Fire Guts NNPC Petrol Station At Ogba, Lagos

Police Arrest Pastor For Allegedly Defying Lockdown Order In Delta

Ekiti Commissioner’s Abductors Demand N30m Ransom

Lagos: Police Nab 15 ‘One Million Boys’ On Revenge Mission

*TRIBUNE*

Ozark Season 3: The Casino is Here

COVID-19 pandemic: CUPP hails Buhari over total lockdown of Kano

COVID-19: IMF approves $3.4bn emergency support for Nigeria

Bauchi records 11 new cases of COVID-19

COVID-19: FG sends 110 trailer loads of rice, other grains to Kano State

Nigeria records 195 new COVID-19 cases, total now 1,532

JUST IN: US climbs one million coronavirus cases, death toll reaches 56,000

Managing debt

Constitution review: How far with NASS ad hoc committee

The strength of women as peacemakers (II)

COVID-19 pandemic and the days that follow

When will the Chibok girls return

Women are not exploring their leadership potential ‘Obisesan-Fajemiseye

Lack of party supremacy bane of APC ‘Okafor

Between public health and sophomoric politics

What TCN needs to do ‘AEDC

Shell may suspend development of two large offshore projects

Israel pledges to strengthen bilateral cooperation with Nigeria

As Germany lockdown eases, spread of coronavirus worsens

COVID19: Julius Berger reduces proposed dividend to N2 per share

Equities investors further gain N58.2bn on 0.49% bullish trade

FBN Holdings holds AGM, records 42% revenue increase

*BLUE PRINT*

Food insecurity: UN fires crucial warning to African countries

British airways sacks many staff as Covid-19 plunges world economy

FIFA wants Premier League, others cancelled

Breaking: Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Ogun, Gombe lead as NCDC releases total Coronavirus cases in states’ see full list

Breaking: Kano hit with new 38 Covid-19 cases as NCDC confirms over 1500 in Nigeria ’44 dead

Adamawa begins distribution of 1, 800 rice palliative

Breaking: Germany gifts N8.9bn debt relief to Nigeria

Niger: Police kill 3 kidnappers, arrest woman over mother-in-law’s murder

GTbank, Keystone Bank donate oxygen concentrators, consumables to Gombe

GTbank, Keystone Bank donate oxygen concentrators, consumables to Gombe

Updated: Nasarawa first index case travelled from Kano ‘ Gov Sule

Updated: Nasarawa first index case travelled from Kano ‘ Gov Sule

Almajirai: We’re building an army that’ll overwhelm us ‘ SGF

Almajirai: We’re building an army that’ll overwhelm us ‘ SGF

Matawalle pardons 32 inmates in Zamfara

Divorce: Okagbare’s husband opens up, exposes Blessing

Ex-IGP donates N3m PPF to Jigawa

Delta relaxes lockdown, makes facemasks compulsory for citizens

Police vow to prosecute Imam who held Juma’at prayers in Delta

Covid 19: Taraba to investigate how patients escape from isolation center

Breaking: Spanish La Liga tell Messi, other league players when to resume training

PDP kicks as Senate gives accelerated approval to Buhari’s N850bn loan request

APC accuses PDP of planned affront on lockdown order

COVID-19: FG targets 2m tests in three months, tells Nigerians what to expect

COVID-19 broadcast: Again, Buhari offered no solutions ‘ PDP

COVID-19: Julius Berger donates personal protective equipment to more hospitals in Lagos

Fire engulfs IDP camp

Covid-19: Details of what Trump discussed with Buhari revealed

*SPORTS*

20 of the Best Young Bundesliga Stars to Improve Your Squad on Football Manager 20 – FTBpro

3 Times The Premier League Stunned Us – Complete Sports

Akwa Ibom sports journalists call for reporter’s release – Guardian

Arsenal will regret if Saka leaves Report – Punch

Atlanta 96 opened doors for Nigerian players Amuneke – Punch

Barca & Chelsea target Onana admits he wants to leave Ajax – Goal

Barca & Chelsea target Onana admits he wants to leave Ajax – Yahoo

Bayern Munich: Thomas Muller signs new contract – Peoples Daily

Bonfrere: Westerhof sold Nigeria’s match against Italy at USA World Cup – Peoples Daily

Celta Vigo’s Yeboah declared ‘not ready’ for Ghana call-up – Goal

Celta Vigo’s Yeboah declared ‘not ready’ for Ghana call-up – Goal

Chelsea turn down chance to sign PSG starlet Ruiz-Atil – Goal

Chelsea turn down chance to sign PSG starlet Ruiz-Atil – Goal

Chiefs CBBreelandarrested onmultiplecharges – Yahoo

Coronavirus: AIC ‘perplexed and surprised’ by government decision as Serie A eyes restart – Yahoo

Coronavirus: Kerr says Golden State Warriors are in ‘offseason mode – Yahoo

Coronavirus: LFP to study ‘sporting and economic consequences’ of season ending – Yahoo

Coronavirus: LTA plans 20m aid package for players – Peoples Daily

Coronavirus: NRL resumption on May 28 not certain, Warriors decision not yet made ‘ Australian PM – Yahoo

Coronavirus: NSW premier hits out at ‘inexcusable’ breaches by NRL players – Yahoo

Coronavirus: Oparanozie, Traore and Yango agree 16 per cent pay cut with Guingamp – Goal

Coronavirus: Oparanozie, Traore and Yango agree 16 per cent pay cut with Guingamp – Goal

Coronavirus: Ramos hungry to deliver a trophy for Real Madrid, but prepared to wait – Yahoo

Coronavirus: UEFA sending 3.75m to each member association – Daily Times

Covid-19 Awareness campaign: IOC Commends Dare, NOC – Peoples Daily

COVID-19: Liverpools 60m Anfield redevelopment delayed by 12 months – Daily Times

Dayot Upamecano Could Be Bayern Munich’s Missing Puzzle Piece – But He Still Won’t Be Their Superstar Defender – FTBpro

Diego Simeone’s Greatest XI – FTBpro

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