NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR FRIDAY 8TH MAY 2020

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THE NATION

INEC to issue fresh modalities forEdo, Ondo governorship polls

NEMA DG Muhammed resumes

Court stops Fed Govts move to extradite Kashamu

CAN demands explanation on distribution of almajiri

IPMAN: We need NNPCs letter on new price

CAN demands explanation on distribution of almajiri

Highlife star Olaiya buried in Lagos

Osun PDP crisis: Factional chair inaugurated in Ondo

Azeezat: we are heading towards disaster for easing lockdown

Highlife star Olaiya buried in Lagos

COVID-19: SMEs can access CBNs N150b lifeline

Licence to kill ourselves

Zoning crisis tears apart Unity Forum

Recovery plan should emphasise mental, emotional wellness

BBNaija winner Mercy and Ike hint at marriage in new show

Minister warns against breach of rule on COVID-19 kits

Recovery plan should emphasise mental, emotional wellness

Security expert faults panels report on Kano deaths

Tiwa Savage joins Tamar Braxton on YouTube show

Osuntokun: 30 years after

Security expert faults panels report on Kano deaths

NSITF donates N25m to COVID-19 fund

Niniola receives Grammy nod as composer and nominee

UNIOSUN to hold online matriculation

How to reduce cost of governance

UNIOSUN to hold online matriculation

Battle to stop pay cut, vacation rages

Teni wins African Artiste of the year

*VANGUARD*

Bandits kill 1, kidnap 9 including six month old child in Niger State

DELAY IN AMOTEKUN TAKE-OFF: Armed robbers, kidnappers on the prowl again

Obiano imposes 12-hour curfew on Umumbo, Omor communities Clash

COVID-19: Informal sector poverty to increase by 56% ‘ ILO

NSE unveils N100m support for fight against COVID-19

Alleged Certificate Forgery: Court dismisses Obono-Obla suit against ICPC

Dybala beats coronavirus but Torino player tests positive

OIL PRICE CRASH: Privatise refineries, repeal PPPRA, PEF Acts, CSOs tell FG

Analysis: The future of Hajj operation in Covid-19 pandemic

Judge who annulled Abiola’s election victory dies aged 81

G-League allows NBA teen hopefuls pick money over college

Ramadan: How to achieve greater rewards

Breaking: COVID-19: Gov. Bello places visiting NCDC officials on Isolation for 14 days

Abacha loot: Own up, respond to Aisha Buhari, PDP rebukes APC

COVID-19: Why FG ignored Ganduje’s N15b intervention request ‘ Buhari’s aide

Wash your hands, wash your hands from which public taps,’ NLC chides govt

Rivers NASS caucus hail Odili as PAMO University of Medical Sciences gets NUC full accreditation

EA sinks, Activision soars as coronavirus keeps everyone locked indoors

Lagos Assembly asks Sanwo-Olu to account for COVID-19 donations

Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, in memoriam

Finally, Toyota Yaris gets SUV version

COVID-19: 339m people living with asthma globally ‘ Report

Change boxers daily to prevent groin infection ‘ Medical Expert

COVID-19: Why we provided testing kits in Kano ‘ ADF

COVID-19: Africa must guard against complacency, premature jubilation ‘ SFH

COVID-19: Dettol donates hygiene products to LASG

Port Harcourt Lockdown: Court convicts 170 defaulters

*THISDAY*

Plaqad Signs Up 15000 Programme members, Pays 200 Million in Three Years

African Banks Find Solace in 12% Bond Yields

SON Urges Stakeholders to Embrace Automated Services

Oilserv Donates Medical, Food Items to Three States

BEDC Donates Food Items to Franchise States

IPMAN Condemns Petroleum Tanker Drivers Strike in Anambra

NSE Commits N100m to Support Fight against COVID-19

Airlines Fear Passengers May Shun Flights on Resumption

FG Urged to Direct Automation of Invoicing, Payments at Ports

Seafarers to be Paid for Extended Services

NIMASA Investigates Cause of Dead Fish along Niger Delta Coastline

COVID-19: NAFDAC Issues Guidelines on Substitute Products Donations

Aviation Stakeholders Kick against Oronsaye Report

Ngoka: Travel will Decrease by 40% after COVID-19 Pandemic

IATA, UNWTO, AFRAA, Seek $10bn Relief for Travel, Tourism Sectors

COVID-19 Comair Enters Business Rescue

Oshoala Picks Perpetua Nkwocha to Lead Her Dream Team

Emirates Prepares Fleet Ahead of Flight Resumption

Dikko Dismisses Report of Concluding NPFL Season in China

Virgin Sacks 3, 150 Workers

Premier League Clubs Discuss Kick off Times, Free-to-air Matches

ABCON Donates Relief Materials to 2,000 Families

Access Banks CLOSA Outlets Will Boost Financial Inclusion Drive

Merkel: Bundesliga to Resume Later this Month

INEC Bars Staff above 57 Years from Resuming Duty

CRC Credit Bureau Appoints Olubunmi Lawson Independent Director

Fernandes Man Utd Switch Under Investigation by FIFA

Ezekwesili Proffers Technology as Solution to Africas Problem

*PUNCH*

PDP rejects FGs N108 per litre depot petrol price

Tribunal reserves judgment on Kogi gov poll

COVID-19: 183 test positive, 48 recover, two die in Lagos

COVID-19: PDP, PANDEF, pray for Dokpesi, others

Ondo APC Unity Forum aspirants reject consensus

Only N/Delta enemies oppose NDDC audit APC youths

Osun PDP directs deputy to act, after chairs suspension

One killed, many abducted as bandits occupy Niger community

Buhari praises AfDB president, holds talks with Pakistani PM

INEC gives workers conditions for resumption May 13

School donates 180 beds to Abuja isolation centre

Justice Saleh who annulled June 12 dies at 81

Lawyers tackle FGs plan to spend $311m Abacha loot

Were under pressure to announce false COVID-19 case Kogi

10-year-old COVID-19 positive case boy flees in Oyo

Lockdown: Wike arrests violators, accuses police of complicity

COVID-19 home-base solution: NAFDAC meets researchers, herbalists over local treatment

FG targets N103bn from gas flaring penalty

Another ex-BUK professor dies

Nigeria attracted $10.2bn fresh investment in 2019 Report

Cross River intercepts five truck-load of almajirai at Benue border

COVID-19 to slow cocoa, cashew exports, says NEPC

Again, court stops FG from extraditing Kashamu to US

Minister canvasses grants for innovative ideas

COVID-19 patient dies in commercial bus in Niger

Katsina swears in judges

Shutting church service doesnt affect true faith Pastor Poju

Suspected herdsmen kill two vigilantes in Delta

*DAILY TRUST*

Abuja natives want palliatives extended to farmers

Record 381 new Covid-19 infections hike Nigeria total to 3,526

Economic fallout of Covid-19 could be worse without lockdown

Para-soccer president Misbahu Didi commends FCTA on palliatives

FCT minister tasks Army on interstate restrictions

NCDC officials flee Kogi to avoid Covid-19 test, officials say

Trump’s valet tests positive for COVID-19

Bundesliga season resumes on May 16 with empty stadiums

Hoodlums broke in through the ceiling to rob this phone accessory shop

COVID-19: 48 patients recover in Lagos, total discharged rises to 406

German reporter files sex assault charge against French ex-president

Dare, NFF place Yekini, Okwaraji’s mother on monthly allowances

Man arraigned over nude video of 13-year-old girl

COVID-19: FG warns doctors, other against unauthorised treatment of patients

Trump’s military aide tests positive for coronavirus

Dare charges sports administrators to make positive use of COVID-19 chaos

Abuja newspapers vendors’ data to be captured

Plot to oust Kaduna PDP chair over Atiku thickens

COVID-19: Edo clears 111 suspected cases, 380 contacts

Canada’s Pospisil hits out at Kyrgios for merger opposition

WHO rejects Tanzania claim about faulty coronavirus tests

NSCDC intercepts ‘illegal’ travellers in Ekiti

Lalong has no preferred candidate for senatorial by-election ‘ APC

What to do if you come in contact with a Covid-19 carrier

Manchester United cool plans to sign Ighalo permanently, eye Martinez

COVID-19: 80,000 new cases reported daily ‘ WHO

Kuje Council directs residents to use face mask

Ondo gov’ship: Group drums support for Adelami

*THE SUN*

COVID-19: Experts differ as cargo business outstrips passenger traffic

NDDC: Niger Delta group lauds NASS, demands diligent probe

Oshoala wins first league title with Barcelona Femeni

Judge who annulled June 12 election dies

COVID-19: Rabiu donates 5 ambulances, 20 Hilux vehicles to Kano

CAN raises concern over ‘distribution’ of almajiris

Osimhen, Lille set for showdown talks

Oil jumps 10% as Saudi raise prices

No fiscal discipline, no debt relief

PDP mulls tenure extension for 23 states excos, others

NFF approves monthly stipend for Yekini, Okwaraji’s mums

Another professor dies in Kano

COVID-19: Condoling with Nigerian editors, Army Chief, DG DSS and VC Noun

COVID-19 takes toll on politics of 2023

Why we must fear the Almajiri revenge

$319m fresh Abacha loot expected from UK, France

South East, Covid-19 and leaky borders

Dettol donates hygiene products to Kano government

AAC demands transparency in management of COVID-19 funds, donations

Joshua, Pulev to fight in Croatia

Easing the lockdown

Life and livelihood

CSO backs lawmakers on Infectious Diseases Bill

Rotational template and governorship contests in Enugu State

Time for electronic voting in Nigeria’.How prepared

Crisis trails Aba PDP LG congress

Good leadership in trying times: Oyetola example

Bringing almajiris to the classroom

*GUARDIAN*

Edo APC seeks arrest, quarantine of mock guber primary participants

Ondo APC factional group rejects zoning for guber poll

Journalists are allowed to move during curfew, Lagos police boss says

EFCC prosecutes internet fraudster, says lockdown won’t knock out cases

Police arraign two for allegedly raping woman during robbery in Osun

One killed, policewoman abducted in renewed herdsmen attacks

Breaking out of the cage!

Senegal Supreme Court upholds ban on repatriating virus dead

Falcons may miss out in FIFA’s $1m largesse over protest at World Cup

R&A set new dates for amateur championships

It’s getting quite dirty behind the scenes

Mike Tyson could pocket 510million in sensational boxing comeback

Kenyan golf courses remain in shape despite virus-enforced inactivity

UK Athletics ‘not in a good position

Bank hinges high revenue on productivity, efficiency

Bargain-hunting strengthens as indices appreciates further by N110b

Government seeks better banks support to fight COVID-19

Group calls for probe into dead fishes across Niger Delta

How hosting locally reduces the impact of forex fluctuation

Fintech company Patricia unveils Zlatan, Mercy, Tacha, others as brand ambassadors

Behold, economic restructuring opportunity knocks

Coronavirus policemen

Unhealthy Development

COVID-19: Public private partnership in action

Sisyphus syndrome in an age of despair

Farewell to paramount salesman of a generation

Catch-22

INEC says Edo, Ondo guber election schedule intact, to engage parties

*DAILY TIMES*

Photos: Gov Ben Ayade kills Iguana at farm

COVID-19: Pay attention to welfare of people in isolation, Mustapha tells governors

Breaking: Nigeria records 381 new cases of COVID-19

COVID-19: NJC releases guidelines for court sittings

COVID-19: PDP prays for Raymond Dokpesi

Kenya to pay coronavirus quarantine costs

COVID-19: Wike to demolish hotel operating under lockdown

Account for COVID-19 donations, Lagos Assembly tells Sanwo-Olu

Upamecano agrees to sign new deal, blow for Arsenal

Naomi Campbell makes history as she shoots Essence Magazine cover in Self-Isolation

Rugby Australia submits plan to resume season in July

Gospel singer, Sinach makes history

Tunde Kelani takes to YouTube

Late Victor Olaiya buried in Lagos

Nigerian Singer, Mawthie Speaks on Inspiration behind viral song, Normally

Picture Perfect series Raising Jobestina to hit ROK studio platforms

Tiwa Savage set to release new album

*DAILY INDEPENDENT*

Democrats Request Records Of Trump Organization Seeking Foreign Aid

Democrats Request Records Of Trump Organization Seeking Foreign Aid

Salon Owner Freed After Violating Lockdown Order

Salon Owner Freed After Violating Lockdown Order

Bello Quarantines NCDC Officials, Says It’s Procedural, To Increase Hazard Allowances Of Medical Doctors To N50,000 Per Day

Latvia To Ease Coronavirus Restrictions

Latvia To Ease Coronavirus Restrictions

Clashes: Obiano Imposes 12-Hour Curfew On Umumbo, Omor Communities

Joe Biden Asked To Quit Presidential Race

Joe Biden Asked To Quit Presidential Race

BREAKING: Kano Taskforce Chairman, Commissioner For Health, 14 Other COVID-19 Patients Discharged

BREAKING: Kano Taskforce Chairman, Commissioner For Health, 14 Other COVID-19 Patients Discharged

BREAKING: Kano Taskforce Chairman, Commissioner For Health, 14 Other COVID-19 Patients Discharged

GSK Sells $3.4bn Hindustan Unilever Stake

Daesh Attack Kills 20 Regime Fighters

Ebonyi To Offer Climate Change As Compulsory Subject In Schools

FBF Extends Nat’l Basketball Head Coaches Contracts

Coronavirus Death Toll In Sweden Tops 3,000

Lockdown: Desperate Customers Besiege Markets In Kano

Thief Sentenced As 250-year Old Violin Remains Missing

J.C. Penney, Sephora Settle Battle Over Boutiques

200 Laptops Donated To Support E-learning

Klose Signs Up As Bayern Assistant Coach

No Problem With Medical Supplies Donated To UK- Turkey

COVID-19: Plateau Discharges Index Case

Nigeria Has Capacity To Manufacture PPEs Presently In High Demand Globally- Ehanire

COVID-19: Group Donates Food Items, Cash To FCT Senior Citizens

Flights From US To Saudi Arabia Set To Resume

*TRIBUNE*

Sperm containing COVID-19 raises risk of spread via sex ‘ Study

BREAKING: Nigeria confirms 381 new COVID-19 cases, total now 3,526

BREAKING: Nigeria confirms 381 new COVID-19 cases, total now 3,526

Who shall save Nigeria

I aspire to be one of the best musicians globally ‘Shanga

Unending removal of fuel subsidy

Day foundation empowered orphanage homes in Ibadan

COVID-19: NCAC boss donates facemasks, shields, gadgets, others to Nigeria Police

Anita Aiyudu-Adesiyan makes list od 50 leading ladies in corporate Nigeria

Coronavirus: Saudi launches sterilising gates at Mecca’s grand mosque

Ramadan: The richness of a special month

How organisation showed love to people living with disabilities

Zakat foundation supports Muslims in Ramadan

Equities investors gain N110m on positive trade

*BLUE PRINT*

Blueprint ePaper 8th May 2020

Kano varsity loses another professor

Coronavirus: Anxiety as Nigeria records highest daily tally; Lagos, Kano, Jigawa numbers shoot up

Coronavirus: Anxiety as Nigeria records highest daily tally; Lagos, Kano, Jigawa numbers shoot up

Has teaching objective truths become inconvenient

Covid-19: FUTO produces sanitiser

Time to strengthen multilateralism in higher education

UNIBEN gets new registrar

Delta seeks collective involvement in providing quality education

Teachers council urges students to use holiday to study for WASC, NECO

Breaking: Again, Lagos treats, discharges massive 48 Covid-19 patients

Breaking: Again, Lagos treats, discharges massive 48 Covid-19 patients

Place Oyo political appointees on same salary, SPN tells Makinde

Covid-19: Jubilations in Abuja community as ActionAid shares palliative items

Covid-19: Jubilations in Abuja community as ActionAid shares palliative items

Breaking: After battling Covid-19 complications, Popular Nigerian rapper is dead

PDP appoints acting chairman in Osun chapter

PDP appoints acting chairman in Osun chapter

Natives commend minister over communities development

Anambra: Physically challenged bemoan exclusion from COVID-19 committee, unfriendly isolation centres

Anambra: Physically challenged bemoan exclusion from COVID-19 committee, unfriendly isolation centres

Jigawa takes specimen of 600 almajiris for analysis at NCDC

Police arraigns 42-year-old man for alleged phone theft in Osun

Police arraigns 42-year-old man for alleged phone theft in Osun

In Kwara, 5 out of other quarantined travelers test positive COVID-19

Covid-19: 16 Almajiris test positive for coronavirus in Jigawa

Covid-19: 16 Almajiris test positive for coronavirus in Jigawa

Patronise PHCs, NPHCDA urges Nigerians

*SPORTS*

8 Serie A Players Test Positive for Coronavirus During Pre-Training Checks – FTBpro

Abuja natives want palliatives extended to farmers – Daily Trust

African Legends Cup of Nations: Okocha vs McCarthy – Goal

African Legends Cup of Nations: Okocha vs McCarthy – Goal

Ahmaud Arbery: Two white men charged with murder over killing – Al Jazeera

Barcelona and Madrid may be left in lockdown as Spain lifts curbs – Al Jazeera

Barcelona confirm return to individual training from Friday after coronavirus all-clear – Goal

Barcelona confirm return to individual training from Friday after coronavirus all-clear – Goal

Belichick praises Stidham progress, happy with Patriots’ QB options – Yahoo

Bundesliga season resumes on May 16 with empty stadiums – Daily Trust

Canada’s Pospisil hits out at Kyrgios for merger opposition – Daily Trust

Captive audience: Locked down Australians tune into zoo life – Al Jazeera

Casualties reported after 5.1 earthquake hits Iran – Al Jazeera

Coronavirus: I really miss football ‘ Pogba relishing Premier League return – Yahoo

Coronavirus: LaLiga will resume on June 20 ‘ Leganes coach Aguirre – Yahoo

Coronavirus: Man Utd prioritising players’ mental health ‘ Carrick – Yahoo

Coronavirus: Woods/Manning to take on Mickelson/Brady on May 24 – Yahoo

COVID-19: No Fans In Dutch Stadiums Until Vaccine Is Developed’ Health Minister – Daily Independent

Dare charges sports administrators to make positive use of COVID-19 chaos – Daily Trust

Dare, NFF place Yekini, Okwaraji’s mother on monthly allowances – Daily Trust

Dates for La Liga season return and finish revealed by Leganes coach Aguirre – Goal

Dates for La Liga season return and finish revealed by Leganes coach Aguirre – Yahoo

Dates for La Liga season return and finish revealed by Leganes coach Aguirre – Goal

Dikko Dismisses Report of Concluding NPFL Season in China – Thisday

Dikko dismisses report of concluding NPFL season in China – The Sun

Dybala beats coronavirus but Torino player tests positive – Vanguard

Enugu club managers mourn late FA chairman, Ofo-Okenwa – The Sun

Ezes progress thrills QPR manager – Punch

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