NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR WEDNESDAY 27TH MAY 2020

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*THE NATION

Auto Design Council inspects tricycle safety shield

Ewi of Ado-Ekiti debunks illness rumour

Emotional intelligence week to hold

Autonomy Bill and true federalism

Ogun community to be disinfected

Buhari didnt cancel Kyaris appointment, says Presidency

How to minimise COVID-19 disruptions, by NESG

Recipe for incessant building collapse in Nigeria

Buhari, Abiodun, Amosun mourn Egbaland Chief Imam

In Nigeria, its driving made easy!

Fasade veteran lawyer, journalist dies

Igbo traders need stimulus to bounce back

Oyetola commiserates with aide over wifes death

Reps accuse NDDC IMC of spending billions despite COVID-19

Dont flout curfews order

Lagos PDP sure of victory in 2023

Oyo group backs govt to take N22.5b loan

No plan to step down for Akeredolu, says Kekemeke

How technology can improve financial credibility

NDDC accuses lawmakers of seeking N6.4b fake payment

No plan to step down for Akeredolu, says Kekemeke

COVID-19, Agric-business and food security

Neimeths share prices rises 79% as H1 profit rises by 938.56%

Osuns legless critics

COVID-19: Chloroquine trial to continue in Nigeria

*VANGUARD*

Import false declaration major impediment to growth, and timely clearance ‘ Oladunni

Edo, Ondo Elections: APC Chieftain, Nkire sues for peace among stakeholders ahead of primaries

FG grants ‘essential workers’ status to seafarers, dockworkers

Redknapp claims Houllier preferred Wright to Gerrard at Liverpool

Ihedioha’s appointee resigns from PDP

NPA senior staff empowers members, others with COVID-19 PPEs

Berbatov calls for rule change if Man Utd lose Ighalo

Edo, Ondo Election: Closely monitor politicians to prevent spread of COVID-19 during campaigns ‘ GMN

Suspend luxury items, prioritise bailouts

800 export consignments stranded at Lagos ports

[UPDATED] Kogi West: Tribunal reserves judgement on Melaye’s petition over Adeyemi’s victory

Apple may soon ditch charging ports in iPhones

Honigstein reveals ‘virtual meeting’ between Klopp and Werner

COVID-19: LUTH Volunteers did not shut operations ‘ Medical Advisory Committee

*THISDAY*

Capital Importation Rises by 54% to $5.85bn in Q1

Facility Managers Advised to Conserve Energy, Water for Better Environment

Lawan, Sanwo-Olu, Omo-Agege, Tinubu Mourn Saturday Telegraph Editor

Ighalo Now to Earn as Much As Mbappe in China

Landmark Africa Group to Decontaminate IC, Unveils Villages Reopening Strategy

Ighalo Now to Earn as Much As Mbappe in China

Osimhen Set for Napoli Switch

Osimhen Set for Napoli Switch

Bereaved Victor Osimhen Arrives Lagos by Private Jet

Aston Varsity Promises Scholarship to Nigerian Applicants for September Entry

Woods, Manning Beat Michelson, Brady to Raise $20m for COVID-19 Relief

IPOB Cancels Biafra Day Sit-at-home, Declares Prayers against COVID-19

Nigerian Nightmare, Kamaru Usman, Blasts McGregor ahead of Challenge

HEALTH WORKERS AND COVID-19

Abiodun’s Great Strides in One Year

National Assembly Cuts Short Break, Resumes Plenary Thursday to Consider Revised 2020 Budget

*PUNCH*

Not Soyinkas King Babu

Weve no deal with Akeredolus deputy Ondo PDP

Zamfara PDP knocks commissioner for criticising Buhari

Nigerian children deserve all care, attention Gbajabiamila

Nigeria lucky to have Buhari Adesina

NSCIA raises panel, CAN meets on worship centres reopening

Stop North-East troops from using phones, Rep tells DHQ

My brother was billed to become a prof soon Sibling of murdered UNIJOS lecturer

LAUTECH hospital threatens mass burial for unclaimed corpses

Why Rivers went tough on errant hotels Wike

Police brutalise, detain Lagos officials during enforcement

Financial autonomy to state legislatures and judiciary

Lawan, Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu mourn New Telegraph editor

FCT arrests 29 Lagos-bound commercial motorcyclists, seizes truck

I cant step down for Ondo gov, says Kekemeke

COVID-19 cases in Ibadan firm rise to 151

Umahi, ex-Ebonyi SSG in verbal war over N2bn loan

Again, El-Rufai extends Kaduna lockdown by two weeks

Pirates ambush police escorts, kidnap two in Rivers

Buhari extols Clark at 93

Family bars sympathisers as Egbaland Chief Imam is buried

NAssembly responsible for poor performance of NDDC MD

Katsina orders lockdown resumption in three LGs

Amputee student shot by soldier to sue army for N1bn

Katsina orders lockdown resumption in three LGs

Family of killed Bauchi hotel guard demands justice

Family of killed Bauchi hotel guard demands justice

FCT minister donates salary to secure prisoners release

*DAILY TRUST*

Governors meet over Buhari’s autonomy for state legislature, judiciary today

Covid-19 and the face of government scam

Edo gov’ship: Why Oshiomhole, Obaseki camps push for different modes of primary

High cost of APC governorship nomination form

Nigeria attracted $5.85bn capital inflows in Q1, 2020

As Adesina’s fate hangs

Declare Kalu’s seat vacant, Abia youths ask Lawan

8 shortlisted for Lagos Polytechnic Rector

Makanjuola tips badminton stars, Opeyori, Adesokan to qualify for Tokyo Olympics

NECA seeks improved funding of social sector

Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity reopens

Lagos further extends deadline for filing annual tax returns

My prediction for Buhari after COVID-19 ‘ Garba Shehu

Before we crucify Sheik Pantami

COVID-19: Amokachi donates food items to Kaduna residents

Coronavirus outbreak at German church service leaves 112 persons infected

SON issues Code of Practice for tomato value chain

UK minister resigns over top aide’s lockdown trip

COVID-19 cure: Clinical trials of Russian Favipiravir reaches final stage

Rivers Angels Manager, Onyiloha demands world class coach for Falcons

TAJBank announces issuance of N150bn FGN Sukuk Bond

UK eases Covid-19 measures in England

Algeria ignores WHO directive, backs hydroxychloroquine trials

Holyfield open to third Tyson fight for charity

Obiano announces Anambra’s first Covid-19 death in state broadcast

COVID-19: Onyema highlights capital market resilience, forecasts growth

South Africa’s rand climbs to 8-week high against dollar

McIlroy hopes Ryder Cup will be moved to 2021

*THE SUN*

Cancelled 150 Abba Kyari memos, appointments cooked up ‘ Presidency

FG rolls out tough guidelines for passengers ahead flight resumption

Anambra, Delta adopt strategies to check movement on Niger Bridge

Nkire sues for unity in APC

Oil prices: NECA urges aggressive policy to sustain economic recovery

THE BOKO HARAM WAR WITHOUT END

Aggrieved Ecobank drivers cry out over rights violation, demand $100bn compensation

Disband FEC now ‘PDP tells Buhari

LG poll: Confusion in APC as CROSIEC fixes May 30

NASS, kill that monstrous, satanic bill

Capital importation into Nigeria rises to $5.8bn in Q1’NBS

Bayelsa elders, group write South South govs, fault NNPC job recruitment process

NASS should stop politicising NDDC ‘Tony Uranta

Dangote, MTN emerge most admired African brands

My reply to Christians & Muslims having different Gods & Matthew 19: 1’3 (2)

Enugu lawmaker takes COVID-19 awareness to 28 communities

Confusion in APC as CROSIEC fixes May 30 for local election

Curbing violence against children

Financial statement: NSE imposes N5.2m fine on 4 companies

Potency in midnight prayer (3)

President Buhari: Avert this imminent disaster

Edo intensifies case search in 566 communities, tests 1,578, contact tracing 1,009

Edo guber: Aspirant says APC `progressives’ to produce consensus flag-bearer

Actor Jammal Ibrahim reveals favourite actors he’d like to work with

Ugwuanyi’s many battles to deliver in Enugu

UBA Africa Day: Weah, US Senator, Elumelu, others urge govt-private sector collaboration

Time for Igbo to mobilise, give our governors necessary support is now ‘ Elliot Uko

24 Imo commissioners test negative for COVID-19

*GUARDIAN*

Wike eases lockdown, probes COVID-19 outbreak in Bonny

WHO, doctors, others split over ‘coronavirus drugs

Troubled shipping lines eye bailout

Woman, daughter electrocuted in Anambra

NCC explains data depletion during lockdown

150,000 seafarers sign virtual global petition on crew stagnation

Policemen harass, chase LASBCA officials on inspection from construction site

The outlaws

How best to harvest post-COVID-19 opportunities at seaports

Coronavirus diary – Part 8

Six Plateau health workers test positive for COVID-19

Anambra records two COVID-19 deaths, 10 cases, Obiano assures of readiness

Siasia waits on CAS as world body moves to decide appeal this year

Coronavirus diary – Part 8

Transporters decry lack of rail connectivity to Nigerian seaports

Siasia waits on CAS as world body moves to decide appeal this year

Coronavirus diary – Part 8

Coronavirus diary – Part 8

12-year-old Benue boy escapes from traffickers in Anambra

Decongesting correctional centres at this time

Solskjaer still hopeful of extending Ighalo’s stay at Manchester United

Decongesting correctional centres at this time

Decongesting correctional centres at this time

Solskjaer still hopeful of extending Ighalo’s stay at Manchester United

Why FG must rejig Nigeria-India economic relations

Atheist Sallah message to Muslims

Tears as Asaba popular market goes up in flames

SpaceX readies for blast-off with NASA astronauts aboard

*DAILY TIMES*

That dirty Twitter fight

FCT Minister of State donates May salary to secure release of 5 inmates

Africa Day 2020: Mass support from music stars as AU, AFRIMA fight COVID-19

Helicopter crash-lands in Russia, killing four on board

Brazil continues with hydroxychloroquine despite WHOs suspension

South Korea jails COVID-19 patient for escaping from isolation centre

COVID-19: Bayelsa vows to complete demolition of illegal structures in Yenogoa

Motorists worry over vibration on Niger Bridge

NDDCs budget padded with over 500 fake projects MD

Rainstorm displaces 200 families, destroys schools in Benue

Governors of 36 states to meet today over Autonomy for State Legislature, Judiciary

Kebbi receives additional 83 repatriated Almajirai from Kano

Lagos chief judge urges lawyers to adapt to virtual hearings

COVID-19: Ooni donates fumigator, cash to UCH Ibadan

Tinubu mourns Waheed Bakare, commiserates with New Telegraph

COVID-19: 29 Lagos-bound commercial motorcyclists arrested in Abuja

COVID-19: Bayelsa govt. always sends 25 samples daily to UPTH for testing official

WHO praises African leaders on fight against COVID-19

Hospital reacts as patients discover snake in operating theatre, says it was only a monkey

LUTH Volunteers did not shut operations, says Medical Advisory Committee

Ighalo preparing to leave Man Utd this week

NFF sympathizes with Victor Osimhen over fathers death

COVID-19: Womens Super League ended immediately

Naira Marley buys multi-million Naira house for his younger Brother

Actress Rachael Okonkwo releases new stunning photos to mark her 33rd birthday

New Dancehall Queen, TaiyeL sets sights on dethroning Cynthia Morgan

Pantami may move office to NCC complex

*DAILY INDEPENDENT*

AbdulRazaq And 365 Days Of Impactful Governance In Kwara

AbdulRazaq And 365 Days Of Impactful Governance In Kwara

Why Oshiomhole Can’t Preside Over Edo APC Primary ‘ Ohonbamu

Ensure Non-Evidence-Based COVID-19 Therapy, NAPPSA Urges FG

Why Oshiomhole Can’t Preside Over Edo APC Primary ‘ Ohonbamu

Post COVID-19: Nigeria’s Unemployment Rate, Fragile Economic Growth To Worsen ‘ NESG

Post COVID-19: Nigeria’s Unemployment Rate, Fragile Economic Growth To Worsen ‘ NESG

UK Minister Resigns Over Lockdown Breach

Nigeria Protein Deficiency Unveiled

Data Traffic Increases By 30% During COVID-19 Pandemic ‘ Spectranet MD

Data Traffic Increases By 30% During COVID-19 Pandemic ‘ Spectranet MD

Djokovic Explains Roger’s Omission From Adria Tour

Still On Leah Sharibu

Haiti Develops App To Locate Coronavirus Patients

APA Wants Forensic Examination Of Election Materials In Enugu South LGA

COVID-19: Marking Children’s Day Amidst Lockdown

Adebayo, Jayawardena Highlight Action To Boost Nigeria-UK Trade

Yamina Proposes Bill To Protect Sitting PMs From Prosecution

Audi Suspends Abt For E-sports Deception

Adebayo, Jayawardena Highlight Action To Boost Nigeria-UK Trade

Anambra’s Harvest Of Communal Clashes

Tyrrells Ends Premier 15s Sponsorship

IKEA Car Park Used For Mass Eid Prayer

Russia Deploys Fighter Aircraft To Libya

Nestl Nigeria Reaffirms Commitment To Support Healthier Lives For Children

Ondo 2020: No Automatic Ticket For Agboola’ PDP

IKEA Car Park Used For Mass Eid Prayer

Morecambe Defender Christian Mbulu Dies At 23

*TRIBUNE*

The Oshiomhole, Obaseki final showdown

Full deregulation panacea for private sector investment ‘Marketers

How COVID-19 can help Nigeria rethink education policy ‘ AACS

Buhari didn’t err granting financial autonomy to state judiciary, legislature ‘Alliyu

COVID-19: JAMB to acquire locally-produced disinfectant sprayers

Man ‘killed by Minneapolis Police’ has been identified

Validity and feasibility of virtual primary election

COVID-19: Oando employees raise over N25m to feed Nigerians

France reports more than 28,500 coronavirus deaths

FBI to investigate how black man died after being pinned by officer

NLNG EPC contracts: PETAN lauds Minister, NCDMB, NNPC, contracting firms

Duterte wants Philippine schools closed until vaccine is ready

Digital illiterates have no business in media ‘ Segun Adebowale

Obaseki seeks more collaboration with NCDC in protection of farmers

NAFDAC urges MSMEs to take advantage of FG’s palliatives for business

Access Bank begins disbursement of loans to grow Nigerian health sector

Airlines’ debt may rise to $550bn by end of 2020, IATA predicts

Capital importation into Nigeria stands at $5.8bn in Q1 ‘ NBS

*BLUE PRINT*

Official leakages: FG to fire erring civil servants

Again, Covid-19 cases soar in Rivers, decline in Kano as Nigeria records new 276

Covid-19: Again, El-Rufai extends lockdown in Kaduna

Dental clinics: 11,354 patients benefit from AKTH services-Report

Edo guber aspirant loses mom

Community tackles Egwu over Federal College of Education, Isu

Buhari salutes Edwin Clark at 93

COVID-19: IPMAN lauds NNPC on steadfastness

Sanwo-Olu condoles with New Telegraph over editor’s death

Minister ‘misleads’ Buhari into nominating ex-colleague’s wife as career ambassador

Threats, blackmail won’t stop us from probing NDDC, Reps vow

Sallah: Ramatu forfeits salary for release of 5 inmates

Ishaku, USAID sign MOU to promote $60.4m water services

Motorcyclist dies in Anambra accident

Abiodun condoles with New Telegraph over Saturday editor’s death

Children’s Day: ESLF holds literacy competition despite COVID-19

Jigawa disburses N666.737m as terminal benefits to 321 pensioners

Poly rector accused of appointing son as lecturer without govt approval

Man in police net for alleged attempt to kill concubine’s husband

Eid-el-Fitr : Gov Bagudu admonishes Muslims to sustain lessons of Ramadan

*SPORTS*

Anu’s Birkirkara retain BOV Women’s League title as Abera emerges top scorer in Malta – Goal

Arsenal want Dembele in Barcelona deal for Aubameyang, eye Coutinho too – Daily Trust

Ashutosh Mehta – Diego Forlan connected with players on a personal level – Goal

Ashutosh Mehta – Diego Forlan connected with players on a personal level – Yahoo

Audi Suspends Abt For E-sports Deception – Daily Independent

Barca pushing Arthur towards Juventus – Nigerian Pilot

Bayern beat Dortmund 1-0 to top Bundesliga – Punch

Bayern Munich With One Hand On League Title After 1-0 Win At Dortmund – Daily Independent

Berbatov calls for rule change if Man Utd lose Ighalo – Vanguard

Bereaved Victor Osimhen Arrives Lagos by Private Jet – Thisday

Borussia Dortmund’s Inferiority Complex Rears its Ugly Head Once Again – But They Might Be About to Turn a Corner – FTBpro

Bright Omokaro urges NFF to monitor Rohr’s execution of new deal’s terms – Guardian

Bright Omokaro urges NFF to monitor Rohr’s execution of new deal’s terms – Guardian

Bundesliga: Wolfsburg End Leverkusen Unbeaten Run; Frankfurt Hold Freiburg In Six-Goal Thriller – Complete Sports

Burundi election results: What next – Al Jazeera

Cameroons Castelletto signs for Nantes – Punch

Christian Mbulu: Morecambe and ex-Motherwell defender dies aged 23 – BBC

Coronavirus: Force to play in Australia-based Super Rugby competition starting in July – Yahoo

Coronavirus: Lifting Premier League trophy without fans would be strange ‘ Henderson – Yahoo

COVID-19: Amokachi donates food items to Kaduna residents – Daily Trust

COVID-19: Womens Super League ended immediately – Daily Times

Davies is the FC Bayern Road Runner!’ – Muller hails teenage defender’s blistering pace – Goal

Demand for housing jumps 88% as market reopens amid coronavirus crisis, data shows – Yahoo

Djokovic Explains Roger’s Omission From Adria Tour – Daily Independent

Dortmund coach Favre: says it will be ‘brutally difficult’ to catch Bayern after Klassiker loss – Goal

Dortmund coach Favre: says it will be ‘brutally difficult’ to catch Bayern after Klassiker loss – Goal

Dortmund coach Favre: says it will be ‘brutally difficult’ to catch Bayern after Klassiker loss – Yahoo

Egypt youngster Marmoush makes Bundesliga debut in Wolfsburg’s thumping of Bayer Leverkusen – Goal

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