NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR THURSDAY 14TH MAY 2020

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Lagos against illegal property devt

Oyetola greets Fasoranti at 94

Three-year-old tests positive in Ebonyi

Court: Customs cant collect import duty on baggage items

Oyo apprehends fake agents

NLNG signs Train 7 EPC contracts with Saipem, others

Ondo APC Unity Forum crisis deepens

FedPoly makes automated anti-COVID-19 machine

$420m required to implement African continental strategy on Covid-19

Is Gbajabiamilas House for or against Nigerians

Fayemi to criminals: steer clear of Ekiti

NCDC announces 184 cases as Lagos, Jigawa discharge 33 patients

Ondo poll: My position on zoning, by Anifowose

Push for policy ventilator to salvage manufacturing

Kwara Governor AbdulRazaq swears in five judges

I dont have hand in Edo APC primary, says Okunbo

Revenue shortfall: Governors beg Fed Govt to hang deductions

AbdulRazaq orders sanction for team over misconduct

Edo APC and quest for consensus candidate

FEC approves N48b for power, NPA, other projects

Fed Govts COVID-19 school feeding a scam

Fed Govt cuts 2020 budget by N71.5b as N47.9b is okayed for projects

Tracking Gambari, Buharis new gatekeeper

Adamawa sends away almajirai children

Speaker, governors, APC, others hail choice

Ikeja Electric committed to accountability

NHRC condemns violation of patients rights

Axxela attains 5m LTI-free man-hours milestone

NNPCs plan for oil producers to cut Capex, output key

Reps pass Buharis N850b domestic loans request

Customs intercepts N12.7b vehicles, others

*VANGUARD*

Police in Akwa Ibom arrest medical doctor, 6 others over alleged sale of 5-month-old baby

We’ve paid retired civil servants’ gratuities till Feb 2014 ‘ Cross River govt

IPPIS: SSANU, NAAT, poise for showdown with FG

Gov Uzodinma insists on e-payment of workers salaries

COVID-19: OPEC puts Nigeria’s oil output at 1.78 m/bd last month

Presidency makes U-turn, says Mambilla Power, East-West road projects won’t benefit from Abacha loot

OIL PRICE WATCH Bonny Light price rise, trades at $24.59

Man United legend Scholes names three of his toughest opponents

LABOUR UNREST: NUPENG tackles SPDC, Total contractor over unfair practices

Kwara Gov orders sack, query of COVID-19 team over mishandling of case

Neville reveals big ‘problem’ he had with Tevez at Man United

Customs intercepts N12.7bn smuggled vehicles, rice, others

FA appeal against Chelsea transfer ban to be heard in June

3 injured, N5m property damaged in fire incident in Osogbo

HP, AU partner for Distance Learning in 55 African countries

Bitcoin rises after eagerly awaited ‘halving

(Breaking) Covid-19: Delta confirms five new cases

Two die inside open water in Kano

Need to include pensioners in palliatives sharing

Two die inside open water in Kano

Nigeria shames itself by posthumously honouring Abacha

FGPL: How not to resolve a nine-year dispute

No, Governor Wike !

The council of state should meet now (2)

Lawyer faults FG over continuation of school feeding programme during lockdown

Managing the economy after the pandemic

WAKING UP LAZARUS AT POLARIS BANK

COVID-19: NASU faults calls for varsity resumption

*THISDAY*

Notore Distributes Relief Items in Rivers State

Economic Sustainability Plan Will Reduce Impact of COVID-19

Keystone Launches Online Platform to Empower SMEs

Jumia Assures Customers of Quality Service

Airtel Africa Posts $3.4bn Revenue, $598m Profit Before Tax

CSOs Counsel Buhari on Oil Licensing Round

Discard 5G Network Rumours, NCC Tells Nigerians

Experts Highlight Opportunities for Business Growth in 5G

NAICOM Explains Free Insurance Policy for Health Workers

Adebiyi: Revolution in Telco Sector Has Redefined Businesses

Repositioning Nigerias Agriculture Sector

Ending Female Genital Mutilation

Cadbury Nigeria Shareholders to Receive 49kobo Dividend Per Share

Pemu: Affordable Technology Will Enhance Businesses

Insurance Operators Urged to Restructure Operations

Shanghai Shenhua Give Ighalo Ultimatum to Return to China

OAU Produces Nose Masks to Fight against COVID-19

FIFA Cancels The Best Awards

Visa Redefines User Passwords in the Era of Technology

I Dont Know Why it is Hard to Believe …

UK Supports Commonwealth Veterans

Eunisell Boot: The Five Men Giving their NPFL Best Shots

How Roducate Platform Continues to Deepen Online Learning

Ojikutu, Fajingbesi to Speak at DTI Mentoring Conference

Premier League: Tackling Banned, Pitches Disinfected as Training Begins Monday

How Not to Waste Family Jewels

COVID-19: As BoI Moves to Save its Customers

Putting an End to Born Throw-away

*PUNCH*

Critics accuse me of causing mass deaths Ganduje

Fire scare in two Lagos hotels

Gunmen kidnap army officer, three others in Ondo

Bauchi records two COVID-19 deaths, discharges 17

NSCDC intercepts 70 northern youths in Oyo

VIO intercepts 23 northern travellers in Ondo

Adamawa to send 400 Almajirai to Gombe, others

Shun Makindes Iftar invitation, group tells imams, alfas

Ex-SSG joins Imo North senatorial race

Kogi PDP expels gov aspirant, Ibrahim

Money collected from aspirants not bribes Ondo APC group

Oyo perm sec arraigned for N4.4m scam

Gambari: Buharis new Chief of Staff

PSN disagrees with NAFDAC, PTF on search for local COVID-19 cure

Foundational restructuring of the Nigerian state

Borno suspends lockdown, asks churches, mosques to reopen

Niger launches manhunt for fleeing COVID-19 patient

Mixed reactions trail NJCs COVID-19 guidelines, virtual proceedings

Adamawa declares councillor wanted for cattle theft

NBA general conference will hold in August, says Usoro

IPPIS exposes 316 workers as age fraud hits ministries

APC, Tinubu, govs hail Gambari as Buhari unveils new Chief of Staff

Imo man nabbed for impregnating 17-year-old daughter

Doctor, lab scientist, 15 others arrested for child theft

Court bars collection of import duties on non-commercial personal effects

FEC approves N47.2bn to boost electricity supply

Sagay panel faults Supreme Court judgment on Orji Kalu

OPS faults exclusion from Ajaokuta steel revival panel

*DAILY TRUST*

Ogun Assembly summons 2 Commissioners over COVID-19

Man, 28, charged with alleged assault, stealing

COVID-19: PAN subsidiary donates food items to Kano

EFCC docks Oyo Permanent Secretary for alleged N4.4m scam

to auction long term bonds on May 20

Lagos judiciary prosecutes 185 cases in 2 months

184 new cases of Covid-19 raise Nigeria’s total to near 5,000

Analysts predict higher inflation rates

UK economy shrinks by 2% in 3 months

Court jails man for slapping policewoman

COVID-19: Edo announces discharge of 14th patient

Salient issues in Kano COVID-19 fight

Appraising CBN’s forbearance for banks to extend loan tenure

Press freedom in Nigeria

Lesotho last African nation to report first Covid-19 case

Katsina 2023: Gov’ship aspirants compete with COVID-19 palliatives

Total COVID-19 patients discharged in Lagos rises to 528

Natives condemn omission of FCT indigene from ambassadorial list

COVID-19 and misconceptions of Kwadon ‘protest

Jumia, Mastercard incentivise customers on cashless platforms

How we picked Oke as our consensus candidate for Ondo ‘ Sen Omogunwa

200 Nigerians stranded in Canada after flight postponement

Inadequate toilets in schools threaten pupils’ health, learning

Abaji chairman visits market, distributes face masks

Nasarawa discharges 4 Covid-19 patients

Halt Almajiri repatriation

30 years after, NPFL still grappling with teething problems

Investors lose N3.5bn as sell-offs persist in equities market

*THE SUN*

Why Wike deported Almajirai from Rivers ‘Nsirim, Commissioner for Information

Gambari’s experience, suitability for CoS not doubtful ‘ APC

FCT health workers to embark on strike June 1

Inter monitors Victor Moses fitness

Mourinho ready to splash 75m on Osimhen

IMF releases $1tr for poor member countries to fight COVID-19

Onu delivers NIPSS lecture on national dev’t today

Two Mexican clubs jostle to sign Mikel

COVID-19: ANAN donates 200 bags of rice to Enugu

2 to die by hanging over ritual killing in Rivers

Oil price: NRCS urges FG to reactivate refineries to boost post- COVID-19 economy

Olympiakos shows interest in Onyekuru

Police parade 182 suspects, recover human skull, arms in Delta

Q1: NCS Kwara command generates N1.696bn amid lockdown

The challenge of patronage in national development (2)

COVID-19 and the imperative of personal hygiene

NPFL at 30: League is far from success ‘Chukwu

Wike lives true to his name and other tales

Aina, former CIBN President, appointed Chairman Odu’a Investment Company

Niger, Allied Forces kill 75 Boko Haram insurgents in security operations

Niger Delta and the enemy within

Valencia keeps tabs on Bukayo Saka

Buratai and the jugular theory (2)

Alleged N7.74bn fraud: Court to begin Martins’, others trial June 30

Rotational template and governorship contests in Enugu State: A rejoinder

FG slashes 2020 budget, oil benchmark now $25p/b

Rotational template and governorship contests in Enugu State: A rejoinder

Trapped by fear

*GUARDIAN*

PDP set to reclaim Edo as APC squabbles deepen

INEC orders resumption of activities in Edo, Ondo offices

Man impregnates 17-year-old daughter in Imo

Ooni, Afe Babalola partner on clinical research to combat COVID-19 pandemic

Soldier allegedly kills UNIJOS student during lockdown in Jos

Man nabbed for allegedly raping neighbour’s 10- year-old daughter in Osun

Gunmen abduct army captain, three others in Ondo

Experts warn of unplanned pregnancies as lockdown forces Bauchi women to shun family planning

Abubakar, Nkechi Obi lead committees as government moves to strenghten sports sector

Ese Brume anxious to hit the track again

Uzodinma receives Ekeji’s report, pledges to operate best managed sports commission

Renewed interest in bellwethers pushes NSE’s indices by N7 billion

Telecoms sees 20% data, voice revenue rise on impact of COVID-19

Driving the point home

Mysterious deaths in Kano, Jigawa and Bauchi

Tell them, Wike and House of Reps

The Council of State should meet now – Part 2

The imperative of Ramadan in a time of COVID-19

Deepening the media’s coverage of COVID-19 – Part 2

The terrible death that is killing Nigerians

The reality of COVID-19 and the future

NLNG shareholders set 2025 production target for Train 7

Facebook moves against hate speech, deletes 89 per cent volume

Spurs star Alli survives ‘horrible’ knifepoint burglary

Farmers to access 81,000mt certified seed

Stress management – Part 1

How COVID-19 threatens healthy, aged persons, by WHO

Ronaldinho closing in on 70 days detention in Paraguay

*DAILY TIMES*

Nigeria records 184 new cases of COVID-19, total infections near 5,000

Wike converts site of demolished hotel to primary school

Iran reopens mosques for holy Ramadan nights amidst coronavirus

Where Bats are still selling after Chinas closure of wildlife markets

Back in Times: Pictures of 13 prominent politicians

Wife files for divorce after husband said you look very good in mask

Mauritius Says It Has Defeated COVID-19

Jurgen Klopp says he prefers Messi to Ronaldo

Just In: Wike to restore total lockdown in Rivers on Sunday

FBI mistakenly discloses name of Saudi official linked to 9/11 attacks Report

Iran Navy missile hits own ship during training kills 19 Sailors

Chinese man receives death penalty for killing mother-in-law

Revised 2020 Budget Approved-FG

Governor orders sack of COVID-19 team in Kwara

Dubai returnees protest in Lagos as govt attempts to test them for coronavirus

Newcastle United join race to sign Nice defender Malang Sarr

Vera Wang, 70, finally opens up shocking secret to looking 25

Kaduna govt releases 60 Almajirai from isolation

Institutions Gambari served before becoming President Buharis Chief of Staff

FIFA Postpones Womens Under-17 World Cup To 2021

Gbajabiamila says Gambari will use his experience to make Nigeria better

Shuaibu Ibrahims Twelve Month Innovative Strides in NYSC

Wolves becomes first club to begin Premier League COVID-19 testing plan

NYSC and fight against COVID-19

UEFA not willing to change Champions League qualification rules

Tecno Launches The Groundbreaking Five Camera Smartphone

*DAILY INDEPENDENT*

Mexico To Reopen Key Industries

COVID-19: Pantami Tasks NITDA, Others To Source Digital Innovation Research Grants

COVID-19: Pantami Tasks NITDA, Others To Source Digital Innovation Research Grants

COVID-19: WHO Warns Countries Against Complacency

Revival Of Ajaokuta Will Save Nigeria Billions Of Dollars ‘ KADCCIMA

Revival Of Ajaokuta Will Save Nigeria Billions Of Dollars ‘ KADCCIMA

Protesters Troop Out In Lebanon

Post-COVID-19: DBN Tasks MSMEs On Change Of Business Model

Post-COVID-19: DBN Tasks MSMEs On Change Of Business Model

Isabel dos Santos Seeks Nullification Of Suit Due To ‘Fake’ Evidence

Ex-UNIPORT Student, Another Condemned To Death For Murder

Mixed Feelings Greet Renewed Moves To Probe Power Sector

Over 100 Mexicans Die Of Alcohol Poisoning

Ondo 2020: Furore In Unity Forum Over Oke’s Emergence As Consensus Candidate

Clean Energy Technologies Will Require More Minerals ‘ Report

AbdulRazaq Fires Driver, Queries COVID-19 Team For Unethical Conduct

Digital Communication Will Become More Popular After COVID-19 ‘ Lanre Adisa

Governors Sanwo-Olu And Cuomo Parallel COVID-19 Lives

Apex Court Upholds Former Mister Germany’s Prison Sentence

Gambari, Seasoned Diplomat, As Buhari’s New Chief Of Staff

The Alleged Heist At Benue’s SUBEB

Serie A Clubs Vote Date To Resume Season

Journalists: Umahi’s Costly Gaffe

COVID-19 Impact On Your Businesses, SEC Tells CMOs Sterling

Gombe COVID-19 Protesters: Need To Caution Nigerians

Merkel Criticises Russia Over 2015 Hacking Attack On German Parliament

Umahi Recalls Suspended Aides

The Crisis Of Fighting COVID-19

*TRIBUNE*

COVID-19: When eye glasses become important

UNILORIN acquires multimillion naira engineering equipment

Why we rejected Zoom meeting with FG ‘ASUU president

Fear, anxiety and phobias

Nigeria records 184 new COVID-19 cases, total rises to 4,971

Nigeria records 184 new COVID-19 cases, total rises to 4,971

Of COVID-19 and Almajiri movement

Kwara gov orders sack, query of team for evacuating ‘mentally-sick man’ with COVID-19 ambulance

How children were separated during playtime in ‘chalk isolation boxes’ as schools resume in France

COVID-19: LASU re-strategises for financial stability, inaugurates committee

How children were separated during playtime in ‘chalk isolation boxes’ as schools resume in France

Reps postpone public hearing on CRFFN Act

FEC approves N47 billion to provide 40 megawatts of power

COVID-19 isn’t just a respiratory disease, it affects the whole body

FG pays Nigerians on scholarship abroad

COVID-19: ‘We do not have to wait for outbreak to fund health sector

Crisis brews over payment of demurrage at Lagos airport

Equities market reverses three-day loss as investors gain N7.06bn

Don’t allow Nigeria’s aviation sector to fail ‘ IATA

Why we sacked 3,150 staff ‘ Virgin Atlantic

*BLUE PRINT*

COVID-19: NVBF donates palliatives to state associations

Banditry: 23,000 Nigerians sought refuge in Niger Republic in April ‘ UN

Banditry: 23,000 Nigerians sought refuge in Niger Republic in April ‘ UN

Covid-19: Increase your testing capacity, ADC chieftain tells Southeast govs

Covid-19: Increase your testing capacity, ADC chieftain tells Southeast govs

Covid-19: Increase your testing capacity, ADC chieftain tells Southeast govs

Kwara gov orders sack, query of COVID-19 team over mishandling of case

Kwara gov orders sack, query of COVID-19 team over mishandling of case

Kwara gov orders sack, query of COVID-19 team over mishandling of case

COVID-19: Buhari orders purchase of made-in-Nigeria goods only as FEC approves $1.2bn for mechanized farming

COVID-19: Buhari orders purchase of made-in-Nigeria goods only as FEC approves $1.2bn for mechanized farming

COVID-19: Buhari orders purchase of made-in-Nigeria goods only as FEC approves $1.2bn for mechanized farming

Covid-19: ASUU doles out hand sanitizers to NUJ, others

Covid-19: ASUU doles out hand sanitizers to NUJ, others

Covid-19: ASUU doles out hand sanitizers to NUJ, others

Breaking: Lagos treats, discharges oldest Covid-19 patient

Breaking: Lagos treats, discharges oldest Covid-19 patient

Coronavirus: Jigawa prepares special package for frontline medical personnel

Coronavirus: Jigawa prepares special package for frontline medical personnel

Coronavirus: Jigawa prepares special package for frontline medical personnel

COVID-19: NAFDAC encourages local remedies ‘ Adeyeye

COVID-19: NAFDAC encourages local remedies ‘ Adeyeye

COVID-19: NAFDAC encourages local remedies ‘ Adeyeye

Jos University Teaching Hospital didn’t sack 25 doctors ‘Management

Jos University Teaching Hospital didn’t sack 25 doctors ‘Management

Jos University Teaching Hospital didn’t sack 25 doctors ‘Management

COVID-19: EU donates PPE to drug treatment centres

COVID-19: EU donates PPE to drug treatment centres

*SPORTS*

30 years after, NPFL still grappling with teething problems – Daily Trust

Abubakar, Nkechi Obi lead committees as government moves to strenghten sports sector – Guardian

African Legends Cup of Nations: Who played in the Bundesliga – Goal

African Legends Cup of Nations: Who played in the Bundesliga – Goal

Bid to maintain UK food standards in future trade deals fails – Al Jazeera

Bundesliga restarts amid coronavirus pandemic – Daily Trust

Ceballos still hoping to make his mark at Real Madrid – Yahoo

Chiellini is mad because I headbutted him’ – Melo takes aim at Juve star once again – Goal

Chiellini is mad because I headbutted him’ – Melo takes aim at Juve star once again – Goal

Chiesa should think twice before leaving Fiorentina ‘ Diamanti – Yahoo

Chiesa should think twice before leaving Fiorentina ‘ Diamanti – Yahoo

Chiesa should think twice before leaving Fiorentina ‘ Diamanti – Goal

Chiesa should think twice before leaving Fiorentina ‘ Diamanti – Goal

Citing coronavirus, Trump ramps up expulsions of migrant youth – Al Jazeera

Coronavirus: Abdullahi back in training with Bursaspor – Peoples Daily

Coronavirus: Florida open to professional sports teams – Yahoo

Coronavirus: It makes no sense to play French Open behind closed doors ‘ Leconte – Yahoo

Coronavirus: Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian holds ‘no fear’ about resuming season – Yahoo

Coronavirus: McIlroy planning to play first three tournaments back when PGA Tour season restarts – Yahoo

Coronavirus: Middendorp using lockdown to make Kaizer Chiefs better – Goal

Coronavirus: Middendorp using lockdown to make Kaizer Chiefs better – Goal

Coronavirus: NCAA extends NBA draft withdrawal deadline – Yahoo

Coronavirus: Super Eagles striker injured ahead of league resumption – Peoples Daily

Daniel James Makes Bold Man Utd Claim Ahead of 2020/21 Premier League Season – FTBpro

Dele Alli Held At Knifepoint In Robbery At North London Home – Daily Independent

Donald Trump says his top doctor’s coronavirus lockdown warning ‘not acceptable – Yahoo

Dortmund mayor urges fans not to gather outside stadium for Schalke derby – Goal

Dortmund mayor urges fans not to gather outside stadium for Schalke derby – Goal

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