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THE NATION

NURTW President warns drivers against flouting interstate restrictions

18 discharged, 11 test positive in Oyo

NYSC mourns former DG Akpan

YarAduas family gives FCTA personal protective gears, food

High Court begins virtual hearing of cases

APC inaugurates Bulama as secretary

NCDC opens 26th laboratory

Fed Govt clarifies location of colleges

Boko Haram: 20 killed as troops attack insurgents convoy

1,180 ASUU members fail BVN test, says Fed Govt

Senator justifies Osun council reforms

Fear over malnutrition heightens

Ganduje okays Eid-prayers in Kano

NCDC: Cross River deserves COVID-19free status

Supreme Court verdict on Udeogu shocking, says Sagay

Governors as dictators

33 APC members may face expulsion in Niger

Leading in a time of crisis

Adeleke, Ogunbiyis feud tearing Osun PDP apart

Covid-19 and governance: What should be govts priorities

Ekiti diaspora leaders commend Fayemi for inclusive governance

Tofowomo: COVID-19 is hindering effective governance

Positioning services industry for rebound post COVID-19

*VANGUARD*

COVID-19 ‘school feeding’ should be probed

IMSU visitation panel:Okorocha,Ihedioha’sgroups trade tackles

APC Crisis: Forces shift ground, as Oshiomhole inaugurates Bulama party scribe

APC Crisis: Forces shift ground, as Oshiomhole inaugurates Bulama party scribe

Waziri Bulama becomes Acting National Secretary of APC

Higher raw materials costs responsible for increased prices of goods ‘ Report

COVID-19: 80% of businesses adversely affected ‘ LCCI survey

UBA updates mobile app, pioneers ‘group transfer

Huawei says ‘pernicious’ US chip restrictions threaten global economy

Osun monarch, son accused of rape get N1m bail

The outgoing generation

The coming Antichrist and Africans

Amaechi is so cold about it

Moving almajirai southward: For what

NASU issues strike notice to FG, files complaints against Accountant General

*THISDAY*

Zenith General Insurance Profit Rises By 16% to N3.67bn

Debtors Africa Partners Proshare on Delinquent Borrowers Database, NPL Report

Demand for Nigerias Gas Yet to Plunge, Says FG

Energy Experts Harp on Diversification of Nigerias Revenue

NCDMB Launches BrentPlus to Drive Innovation

Foundation Donates Ambulances to South-west States

Kalejaiye, Real Estate Player, Picks Fashola as Role Model

COVID-19 and Nigerian Banks

NFF Board Votes for NPFL Season to be Completed

Sports Ministry Writes NFF, Demands Welfare Plans for Players

*PUNCH*

Suspicion greets FG school feeding programme amid lockdown

Some errors surrounding the use of evacuate

Edo/Ondo polls: INEC meets, takes major decisions today

Lockdown palliatives: Who are the beneficiaries

Tribunal dismisses Akpotis petition against Bellos gov victory

Facebook connects Nigeria, 22 others to new subsea cable

The rise of Lassa fever

Adapting to a new COVID-19 world

Osun NAssembly members clash over LG parliamentary system

Experts highlight benefits of 5G in COVID-19 treatment

Resetting Nigerias economy, post COVID-19

COVID-19 is the defining health crisis of our time

Konga, firm partner to empower rural farmers

Use NIN to identify vulnerable Nigerians NIMC union

COVID-19 and the e-learning our tertiary institutions need (2)

Only relevant content will drive Internet usage Experts

Oshiomhole inaugurates Bulama as APC acting national secretary

Begin strike after lockdown, NASU directs varsity workers

Zenith General Insurance grows profit by 16%

Ibadan fire victims get N2.13m insurance claims

TD Africa launches new logo

Lagos discharges 15 more COVID-19 patients

Facebook chief wants EU to lead on tech rules

China must pay $2bn WHO pledge, says US

NASU threatens strike over shortfall in salaries

Six killed in DR Congo attack

COVID-19: Suspected killer of Fasorantis daughter returns to prison

No criminal probe of Obama or Biden US justice chief

*DAILY TRUST*

Gratuitous school feeding

Why we are yet to tackle APC crises ‘ Akande panel

Ignore campaign against Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu, Buhari urged

Kaduna’s progress, El-Rufa’i and havoc of COVID-19

Closure of worship grounds: Perspective of microbiology of indoor environments

Hubris and the school-feeding programme

Iwo, Jama’are, Okiadolor, others get education colleges

I deceived my wife to keep kidnapped cleric’s twins ‘ Suspect

Give priority to elderly between 9am -10.30am, Sanwo-Olu asks banks, traders

COVID-19: Ekiti has conducted 177 tests so far ‘ Health Commissioner

Court sentences 2 ex-Dangote staff to 5 years jail term each

Vice President tests positive for coronavirus in South Sudan

Erdogan to lockdown Turkey ahead of Eid al-Fitr

Lockdown: Citizens have right to sue government ‘ Ramaphosa

Public Masses resume in Vatican, Italy

Joy in Rome as Catholic masses resume

China pledges $2bn to fight COVID-19

Iranian Parliament approves law creating virtual embassy in Jerusalem ‘ reports

COVID-19: Poland reopens restaurants, bars, hair salons

116 countries support Australia’s investigation of COVID-19’s cause ‘ FM

COVID-19: How pregnant women fare during lockdown, others

Researchers launch trial to reduce severity of COVID-19 in men

I need information about Prostate Cancer

One in 3 patients who fall severely ill with COVID-19 develops deadly blood clots

Nigeria not ready for full reopening of economy ‘ FG

SARS antibodies can block COVID-19 infection’Study

All hail, the Chief

Death of leadership dreams

*THE SUN*

Tribunal dismisses SDP, Akpoti’s petition against Bello’s election

FG didn’t release enough fund to tackle COVID-19 ‘Yusuf Gagdi, Reps member

Kaduna PDP crisis: Suspended members’re APC defectors -Hyet

APC swears in Bulama as National Secretary

It’s illegal for SGF to broadcast Presidential executive orders ‘ PDP

Anambra guber aspirant donates N1m to PDP

Edo ADC chair, Chris Ineghedion, wins party’s DNA award

Bribery allegation: Reps give CUPP spokesman 72-hour ultimatum to appear before panel

Lagos Assembly confirms 2 more nominees for Audit Service Commission

Drama as groups clash over Inquiry report indicting Oshiomhole’s administration

Rohr seals Super Eagles contract next week

Banks should do more to expose criminals’ tricks ‘Olaoye, GMD, Halogen Group

Deceased NFF board member, Okenwa, for burial on June 10

CIBN to introduce legacy learning project in tertiary institutions

Odemwingie: Keshi struggled with his health in Brazil

SMEs must reinvent to remain competitive ‘Sekibo

Edo 2020 to hold this year

Ecobank to build entrepreneurs with Xpress Point agents

Coronavirus: Clubs in for hard times -Egbe

Troops repel terrorists, kill 20 in Borno

NIS denies getting N23m palliative for COVID-19

Nothing wrong with Nigeria taking more loans ‘Presidency

NFF donates face masks, hand gloves, PPE covers to Lagos govt

Gunmen kill man over N100,000 in Ebonyi

Suspected killer of Fasoranti’s daughter to return to prison- Akeredolu

COVID -19: IAAF gives Okagbare, Amusan, others May 31 deadline for grant

Oil & gas free zones seek intervention over regulation

2 die, 7 survive as boat capsizes in Warri

*GUARDIAN*

Let’s leave politics out of managing COVID-19 pandemic

Gambari will be an asset to Buhari’s presidency, says Okadigbo

Drama as Bulama emerges acting APC scribe

Obaseki greets Oba of Benin on birth of new prince

Police parade seven suspected abductors of Akewugbagold’s twins

NYSC mourns ex-director who introduced scheme’s flag, anthem

Family petitions police boss over mysterious death of daughter in Lagos

Trump calls world health body ‘puppet of China

Macron, Merkel agree ‘500-bn virus recovery plan for Europe

Ministry sets up 11-man committee for National Sports Festival’s new date

Nigerian league at 30 has been disappointing, says Onigbinde

NFF donates face masks, hand gloves, PPE covers to Lagos State

Youth teams hold key to Nigeria’s football rebirth, says Uwejamomore

FG to spend more relocating aviation agencies to Abuja

Shareholders sue for merger of stockbroking firms

Stock market indices gain N36 billion

Don’t forget about women who make up most of our informal economy

Experts discuss digitisation, virtual banking in post-COVID-19

NiMet training centre elected into World Meteorological Development Panel

Accounting body introduces virtual exams amid Virus disruption

Buhari confirms Bitrus Chinoko as DG of CMD

Electricity workers laud TCN over anti- corruption measures in power sector

Chamber seeks equal pay, leadership roles for women in energy sector

Playing safe

Reflections on visionary leadership

COVID-19: Why Nyesom Wike should refrain from his Idi Amin penchant

Restructuring Nigeria, radically but peacefully

For comrade James Crentsil

*DAILY TIMES*

Niger awaits directive from sultan on Eid-el-fitr

Court fines demolished hotel manager N50, 000 for violating lockdown order

Federal High Court approves virtual proceedings

COVID-19: Bauchi records 2 deaths, total now 5

NYSC takes sensitisation on COVID-19 to Delta markets

COVID-19: CBN, NNPC move to save evacuees in Lagos, Abuja

COVID-19: SGF applauds NNPC over intervention initiatives

Nigeria has capacity to accommodate more loans-Femi Adesina

Second Niger bridge will be a gift Nigerians will remember Buhari for after completion-Aide

Sekibo backs converting demolished hotel site to sch

President Buhari to address Nigerians today

Zimbabwe extends coronavirus lockdown indefinitely

138 Mexicans die from drinking adulterated alcohol as beer becomes scarce

Police arrest gym instructor disguised as health worker, visiting trainees to check if they are training properly

Pope Francis celebrates as churches reopen in Italy

COVID-19: NNCA-UK nurses pledges support for their counterparts in Nigeria.

Reno Omokri: How US exposed Gambari as an Ineffective Embarrassment

Madagascar demands 170,000 Euros from FG for Covid-19 herbal drugs

Daily Times Newspaper, Tuesday, May 19, 2020

COVID-19: FG extends first phase eased lockdown by 2 weeks

COVID-19:Work closely with PTF, Buhari urges govs

COVID-19: Why Oyo cant relax ban on religious gathering now Makinde

Kogi tribunal dismisses SDP, Akpotis petition against Bellos election

Obiano inaugurates water scheme, assures sustainability

COVID-19: Zamfara receives 45 almajirai deported from Kaduna

Coronavirus: NCDC records 216 new cases

COVID-19: AIbom threatens to shut erring private schools

Celtic crowned Scottish Premiership champions

*DAILY INDEPENDENT*

[BREAKING] COVID-19: More Than 6,000 Nigerians Infected As 216 New Cases Reported

JUST IN: Borno Community Rocked By Multiple Explosions

Nasarawa Govt Inaugurates Advisory Committee On Community Policing

Erdogan Announces First Nationwide Lockdown In Turkey Before Eid

Federal High Court Releases New Practice Direction, Adopts Cirtual Proceedings

U.S. Says China Must Pay $2bn WHO Pledge

N338.94bn VAT Generated In Q1’ NBS

Man, 21, Docked For Alleged Rape Of 8-Year Old Girl

KTSG Releases N77m Scholarship Allowance For Indigenous Medical Students

COVID 19: Taraba Announces Resumption Of Religious Activities

Lagos Assembly Confirms 2 Additional Nominees For State Audit Commission

Eid-El Fitri: Jigawa Set To Pay May Salaries On Wednesday- Commissioner

FG Begins Investigation Of Impounded British Aircraft

Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odo Arrested, Bailed

Piers Morgan Calls For Chelsea’s Hudson-Odoi To Be Banned

Carlos Snubs Ronaldo, Messi In GOAT Debate

Cole Reveals What Ferguson Told Him Before Scoring To Win Man Utd League

Brazil To Employ Cuban Doctors To Help Battle COVID-19

Kenya To Use Drones, Mobile Apps To Assess Impact Of Desert Locust

Seven Al-Shabab Militants Killed In Southern Somalia

Turkey’s Erdogan Imposes Nationwide Lockdown Over Eid Al-Fitr

Lesotho Premier Steps Down Over Wife’s Alleged Murder

COVID-19: China Pledges $2bn Funding

Mumbai Short Of Beds As COVID-19 Patients Flood Hospitals

St Peter’s Basilica Reopens As Italy Eases COVID-19 Restrictions

*TRIBUNE*

Trump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquine to prevent coronavirus symptoms

COVID-19: Notorious Oyo company produces 19 new positive cases

Nigeria records 216 new COVID-19 cases as total hits 6,175

Infectious disease bill: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation denies $10m bribery allegation in Nigeria

What we use to treat coronavirus patients in Oyo State’Ex-UCH CMD

FG clarifies locations of 6 new Federal Colleges of Education

Nigerians making the country proud abroad not celebrated enough ‘ World Physique Champion, Osborne Akinola

How Osun commissioner extended aid to 10, 000 Ilesa households

Addressing mental health crisis

Experts urge FG to adopt 5G for speedy industrialisation, development

Fighting insecurity in Adamawa

Almajiri and violation of lockdown order

Covid-19: Easing the lockdown

Covid-20

9mobile, Mobihealth extend telemedicine to combat healthcare challenges in Kano

MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, others partner on 2Africa subsea cable for broadband

First COVID-19 vaccine tested in US, shows promise in data from eight people

Equities investors open market with N37.7bn gain

*BLUE PRINT*

2023: APC group wants presidency zoned to S/west, VP N/east

In similar pattern, 13-yr-old girls commit suicide in Delta, Cross River

Covid-19: FHC CJ approves new technology for court proceedings

CBN, NNPC to pay N1bn needed to return stranded Nigerians abroad ‘ Minister

Late NFF Board member for burial June 10

Lesotho Prime Minister quits

NASRDA joins list of contributors to COVID-19 fight

Revealed! At last, Premier league reveals when training ‘ll resume

Sadiya Umar-Farouk and politics of COVID-19 palliatives

How I plan to export smoked, well-packaged fishes to other countries ‘ Farmer

As Ebonyi takes back seat in NBS’ report

How APM Terminals is impacting on Nigeria’s economy

64 persons quarantined in Jos North negative ‘ Chair

Finally, Coy opens up on wayabout of 15-member Chinese medical team in Nigeria

Covid-19: Kaduna Court convicts Islamic cleric, Army General over lockdown violation

Marketing institute set to hold virtual AGM amid COVID-19

Updated: Buhari extends eased lockdown by two weeks

Gunmen ‘kill’ Edo APC leader

Covid-19 lockdown: El-Rufai rolls out new days for restriction of movement in Kaduna

Edo: Protesters storm EFCC, demand Oshiomhole’s probe

Infectious diseases law: Bill Gates opens up

Anambra women group empowers over 60 families, prays against COVID-19

Anambra: Relaxing lockdown not an end to COVID-19, Obiano warns

Breaking: FG extends ‘gradual ease of lockdown

Anambra monarch beckons Buhari to fund pharmaceutical industries to produce COVID-19 cure

Oba of Benin welcomes baby boy

Breaking: Finally, Waziri Bulama takes oath of office as APC National Secretary

2 militants killed, as troops raid criminal hideouts in Rivers

*SPORTS*

5 Bundesliga Underdogs Who Overachieved for a Season – FTBpro

Andy Murray can benefit from coronavirus lockdown ‘ Boris Becker – Yahoo

Arsenal target Emmanuel Dennis ‘very likely’ to leave Club Brugge – Clement – Goal

Aston Villa’s Trezeguet thankful for fans’ support – Goal

Awoniyi revels in scoring maiden Mainz goal – Daily Trust

Barca, Madrid allowed to join La Liga clubs in group training – Daily Times

Bosz hails ‘special’ Havertz after two-goal display for Leverkusen – Yahoo

Callum Hudson-Odoi arrested for fighting with model – Daily Times

Carlos Snubs Ronaldo, Messi In GOAT Debate – Daily Independent

Celtic crowned Scottish Premiership champions – Daily Times

Celtic declared champions as Scottish season is ended – Daily Trust

Cheer: Netflix’s cheerleading docuseries is an exhilarating cirque du insanity – Yahoo

Chelsea lead Real Madrid and Juventus in battle for Barcelona youngster Mbuyamba, agent reveals – Goal

Chelsea loanee Moses and Asamoah step up fitness with Inter Milan – Goal

Chelsea star, Hudson-Odoi arrested for allegedly raping woman – Daily Trust

Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odo Arrested, Bailed – Daily Independent

Coaches in ISL need to be a longer rope, says former Kerala Blasters coach Trevor Morgan – Goal

Coaches in ISL need to be a longer rope, says former Kerala Blasters coach Trevor Morgan – Yahoo

Cole Reveals What Ferguson Told Him Before Scoring To Win Man Utd League – Daily Independent

Coronavirus: Clubs in for hard times -Egbe – The Sun

Coronavirus: Devils G Schneider says restarting NHL season a concern – Yahoo

Coronavirus: No questions over 2020 NRL champions ‘ Storm boss Bellamy – Yahoo

Coronavirus: Rockets owner Fertitta tells Trump NBA will try to play again – Yahoo

COVID -19: IAAF gives Okagbare, Amusan, others May 31 deadline for grant – The Sun

Cristiano Ronaldo set to resume training on Tuesday – Daily Times

Dare writes NFF on welfare package for ex- Super Eagles players – Daily Trust

Deceased NFF board member, Okenwa, for burial on June 10 – The Sun

Edo 2020 to hold this year – The Sun

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