NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR THURSDAY 28TH MAY 2020

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THE NATION

Osun unveils guidelines for burial

Akeredolu opens worship centres

Labour, others move to save workers

Dont stigmatise patients, Nigerians urged

300 test negative in Taraba

Cross River has low testing capacity, shortage of personnel, says PTF

Five states meet 300-bed requirement

Rivers warns hotel owner against blackmailing Wike

Jailed Nigerian freed, gets $10m compensation

Lagos discharges 87 COVID-19 patients

Virus-positive Nigerians wont be brought home

Process to reopen schools, worship centres begins

Aspirant vows to beat unstoppable governor

Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu open Edo APC ticket battle

PTF meets CAN, NSCIA leaders on guidelines to re-open worship centres

PTF okays three cure solutions for test

Lagos to replace Okada, tricycle from July

PDP accuses Fayemi of sale of Abuja Governors Lodge

Investment in children, sure way to national growth, says Obi

Governor installs Oore of Otun amid controversy

Covid-19 and governance: What should be govtspriorities

Edo poll: can Obaseki win APC primary

Sanwo-Olu: the acts of incident commander

Adesina: Im still AfDBs president

Centre spends N100m on tools

Court stops revocation of Ororo Marginal Field

NCC suspends secondary spectrum trading

World Banks $346m for Lake Chad

*VANGUARD*

Ese Oruru gets justice at last!

EDO GOV POLL: With COVID-19, direct primary is dangerous ‘ Idahosa

Edo 2020: Nobody can stop my second term bid ‘ Obaseki

Edo 2020: Why we want Obaseki out ‘ Ize-Iyamu

Pandemonium in Kwara Assembly as PDP member-elect barricades gate

Ogun PDP Crisi: Bayo Dayo sold out for pecuniary gains, Kashamu says

Edo 2020: Seven aspirants step down for Ize-Iyamu

How Ijaw overwhelmed Jonathan with expectations ‘ Idoniboyeobu

Justice Garba Musa Nabaruma: Fine jurist, gentleman and a good man

FG needs $40bn stimulus to curtail looming recession ‘ Economist

Overhauling our healthcare system: An open letter to Mr. President

COVID-19: Italian court adjoins $1.1bn Malabu ‘ Investigation

How to become an entrepreneur

CBN reduces interest rate on OFIs facilities to 5% per annum

The death of Justice Nabaruma and other matters

The Relationship between Payment Systems and Banks in Africa

COVID-19 exposed structural deficiency of Nigeria

Children’s Day: Feed their potential as leaders of tomorrow

Uncovering the atrocious plot to tarnish Adesina’s legacy at Africa’s apex bank

The African Development Bank: Tolling bells for humanity

COVID-19 presents unique opportunities to speed up Africa’s integration agenda and implementation of AfCFTA

Tribute to Justice Garba Musa Nabaruma: Fine Jurist, gentleman, good man

Legislative quest for sustainable power supply in Nigeria

A Climate Action Wake-up Call for All African Leaders

100 days of mission to prosperity

Sorting through treatment remedies of COVID-19

Igali celebrates EK Clark at 93 years

Leadership in turbulent times: A review essay

*THISDAY*

CBN Reduces Interest Rates on OFIs Facilities to 5%

Axxela N10 Billion Bond Records 124% Subscription

Full Deregulation Will Attract Investment to Oil Sector, Says Expert

Ardova Grows Revenue By 22% to N53bn in First Quarter

Veritas Kapital Assurance Donates Palliatives to Gombe

Eroton E&P Donates Palliatives to 60 Rivers Communities

Group Backs Oronsayes Report, Calls for Reappraisal of CPN Act

COVID-19: FG to Partner PR Practitioners on Communication Strategy

Aziz: Government Will Scale Up NIN Registration

Oyo/Osun Customs Generates N20bn in Four Months

SWIFT Networks Supports Vulnerable Persons in Lagos

DPR Postpones Implementation of New Registration Fees for Industry Training

Group Calls for Reappointment of Wabote

ViacomCBS Networks Africa, Youtube Collaborate on Africa Day

AXA Mansard Offers Free Motor Insurance Cover to Customers

Istifanus Highlights Role of Technology in Fighting Pandemic

Huawei Academy Enhances ICT Skills with Online Training

CWG Gives Insight into Successful Cooperative

Oando Employees Raise N25m to Feed Vulnerable Persons in Lagos

Firm Leverages ICT to Boost Agricultural Produce

Anti-theft Solution, CargoSafe to Drive Business Growth

Interswitch Group Donates Medical Equipment

AccessMore App Will Change the Face of Banking in Africa

SystemSpecs Ends Entries for 2020 Childrens Day Essay Competition

Hogan Lovells launches The A Perspective Podcast Series,

Onyeka: Digitalization Made Fortis Mobile Money Limited Outstanding

Multinationals Sign Up With New Real Estate TV Show

Hogan Lovells Launches Global Privacy Guide to Support Businesses with COVID-19 Exit Plans

*PUNCH*

The mysterious Chinese doctors and a professors response

PDP member-elect blocks Kwara Assembly entrance, seeks inauguration

Speaker Obasa could have confessed

PDP accuses Fayemi of selling Abuja Governors Lodge

Obaseki kicks as Iyamu emerges Oshiomhole APC camp candidate

Police arrest five over killing of Bauchi hotel guard

Applause, anxiety greet Buharis Executive Order on judiciarys autonomy

Almajirai: Pass Child Rights Act, NHRC tells 11 states

Benue to conduct LG polls on Saturday

How Nigeria can participate in the knowledge economy

Nigeria: Maximising COVID-19 opportunities

Beyond Ayades tears

Bangladesh hospital fire kills five COVID-19 patients

Bundesliga: Hertha deny Leipzig second place, force 2-2 draw

NSE, IFC launch Nigeria2Equal

Customs challenge ruling stopping duty on passengers baggage

NCC suspends spectrum trading, to adopt new policy

Petrol marketers to gain N8.3bn on depot price reduction

Nigerian Breweries, Stanbic lead as market gains N9bn

MSMEs need integrated technology for growth Expert

Ive never violated any process in AfDB Adesina

FG to certify airlines before flights resume

World Bank okays $346m for projects in Nigeria, others

CBN suspends intervention-loan repayment for one year

Buhari approves Nigeria, Siemens electricity deal funding

Oil crash threatens Nigerias gas flaring reduction

Nasarawa to complete abandoned N5.4bn power plant

NNPC increases June selling prices of crude oil

*DAILY TRUST*

Enough of instability at TCN

How Buhari scores 55% in fight against graft

Five years of Buhari: A style and record all his own

Buhari has demonstrated political will to fight corruption ‘ Prof Radda

Buhari’s anti-corruption policy not enough for commendation ‘ Prof Jibrin Ibrahim

Fresh crises hit PDP in states over 2023

2 APC factions bicker over C/River council polls

Educate Ondo, Edo electorate on COVID-19, INEC urged

ASUU, IPPIS and transparency in government payroll

365 days of impactful governance in Kwara

Nigerian Muslims

Uncovering the atrocious plot to tarnish Adesina’s legacy at Africa’s Apex Bank

Lecturers struggle to make ends meet without salary

First Bank provides free e-materials to Lagos students

FG to roll out policy on schools’ reopening, considers sectionalising classes

COVID-19: Tech group launches virtual classroom

Applicant docked for allegedly stealing friend’s camera

Children’s Day: Kwali chair pledges support for girl-child education

COVID-19: Group urges governors to stop persecution of almajirai

Use lockdown to bond with your children, NCWS tells parents

22-yr-old woman who drowned daughter to go for psychiatric test

Man, 24, arraigned for alleged cultism, possession of weeds

Lagos residents benefit from NASFAT’s free food project

Kidnapped Naval officer regains freedom

Court sentences 2 men to death by hanging for armed robbery

W/Bank approves $346m for Lake Chad region projects

COVID-19: CBN cuts OFIs loans’ interest rate to 5%

Anambra slashes 2020 budget by N24.3bn

*THE SUN*

Why COVID-19 has not escalated in Adamawa ‘Bashir Ahmed, SSG

IPAC backs INEC’s plan to experiment on e-voting in 2021

APC govs move to save Obaseki, Akeredolu

Edo guber: PDP’ll be disappointed for expecting implosion at APC ‘Oshiomhole

Edo Guber: PDP will be disappointed for anticipating APC implosion

Bayelsa guber: Deputy Gov. asks tribunal to dismiss petition against him for being incompetent

Bayelsa Guber: Deputy Gov asks tribunal to dismiss petition against him

I’ve not received Oshiomhole, Tinubu, Buhari’s endorsement ‘ Ize-Iyamu

Edo: Ize-Iyamu picks APC nomination form, vows to work with other aspirants

Edo: Ize-Iyamu emerges consensus APC aspirant to face Obaseki in primary

Ighalo now Africa’s richest footballer

Moses Simon: Ighalo deserves permanent Man Utd deal

Guinness World Book: Bash Ali announces proposed date for fight

Osimhen confirms Napoli offer

Minister tasks Edo 2020 Covid-19 committee

Sports minister lists own conditions for Rohr

NFF gives Rohr target to win 2021 AFCON

NGO to hold summit for francophone African SMEs

Refineries record N50bn loss in 5 months

AKK gas pipeline project, springboard for Nigeria’s industralisation

W’Bank approves $346m to revive Lake Chad region

NCC suspends Spectrum Trading Guidelines 2018

MTN Foundation delivers over 70,000 items of PPE to NCDC

COVID-19: CBN reduces interest rate on OFIs loans

Contractors shut down Agric Ministry over N17bn debt

Alleged graft: I’m innocent, AfDB President, Adesina insists

Insurer boost commitment to combat COVID-19 with ‘5m research funding

NBC fines 3 broadcast stations, sanctions 28 others

*GUARDIAN*

Governor Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu pick APC nomination forms for Edo guber race

Rivers government denies infecting demolished hotel manager with COVID-19

Alao-Akala opposes appointment of retired soldiers as Amotekun’s directors-general

Electoral commission picks 8,000 ad hoc staff for Cross River council polls

Ondo PDP, APC guber aspirants vow not to step down

Police intercept dismissed soldier smuggling drugs in Lagos

Plateau corps member begins street hustle at construction site as N33,000 ‘alawee’ ends

How to overcome COVID-19, by Joshua

Conglomerate of health workers in Akwa Ibom begin streets and markets sensitization

Police, army yields to Wike’s directive, remove barricade from Ikoku market

Telecoms body lists challenges of rural connectivity

Global leaders chart path to Africa’s economic recovery post-COVID-19

Edo 2020 Sports Festival committee to submit report in 30 days, says Okowa

Exchange expects more government, corporate capital in domestic market

Luiz , three other defenders set to leave Arsenal

Messi looking forward eagerly to ‘weird’ La Liga restart

COVID-19: Stanbic IBTC outlines strategies for companies to stay afloat

Premier League clubs vote to resume contact training

Stock market reopens bullish as index gains N8 billion

The future of banking

Chamber issues guidelines for oil workers’ safety during lockdowns

Entrepreneurs leverage technology to transform Africa’s logistics sector

Richard Akinjide, a lawyer who thought outside the box

Why Joe Biden mustn’t choose a black woman as his VP!

The Chinese are here

Don’t forget women who make up our informal economy

Michael Mabayoje Oshunkeye: The eclipse of a star

How yam extracts ‘cure’ breast cancer

*DAILY TIMES*

On police arrest of Oba Akewi, family members

Why Edo APC adopted Ize-Iyamu as Consensus candidate

Breaking: Edo guber: Ize Iyamu picks APC form, prefers direct primary

Power comes from God, no man can stop me from returning as Edo Governor Obaseki

Breaking: Ize-Iyamu emerges Edo APC concensus candidate

Covid-19: Reactions trail as Femi Adesina says Nigerians are lucky to have Buhari at a time like this

PDP governors hail Lamido as national leader, face of democracy in Nigeria

Six militants killed in southern Somalia

Poland to allow larger gatherings

Trump takes his war on masks to new lows

Trump accuses Twitter of interfering in U.S. elections

Edo 2020: Im confident of returning to power- Obaseki

Childrens Day: Gombe to prioritise childrens education

Lagos to create more Islands to curb land scarcity

May 29: Avoid false performance claims, apologise for failure, PDP tells Buhari

Corps member donates sanitizers, face masks to Ikpoba Okha LG

2020 Childrens Day: Were leaving no child behind, says AbdulRazaq

Kano NLC threatens 14-day strike over salary deduction

Okowa mourns New Telegraph Editor, Waheed Bakare

How Bala constructed N3bn primary schools, others in one year

Prioritise menstrual support for adolescent girls, womenUNICEF

David Luiz to leave Arsenal without extensions insight

Favre denies wanting to resign after Bayern Munich defeat

BREAKING: Premier League clubs vote unanimously to start contact training

I do not expect to see crazy transfers after COVID-19 -Mourinho

Kanu Nwankwo celebrates wife, Amara as she clocks 34

Dereck Chisora declares war with Anthony Joshua in all British showdown

Coronavirus: Google gives $1,000 to each employee for home office makeover

*DAILY INDEPENDENT*

Bundesliga All Goals Highlight 23/05/2020

COVID-19: Edo Extends Search For 1,009 Cases In 566 Communities, Tests 1578

How Youths Circumvent Enforcement Of COVID-19 Interstate Lockdown

NGO Castigates FG’s Disposition To Local Innovations On COVID-19

Almajirai Deserve State Protection ‘ NEF

Democracy Day: Monarch Calls For Fortification Of Nation’s Democratic Institutions

COVID-19: Gov Makinde Confirms 244 Cases In Oyo

Ondo 2020: APC Leaders Demand Direct Primary

Lawyer Petitions Buhari, Lawan Over Alleged Fraud In NDDC

Only APC Can Guarantee Presidency For Ndigbo ‘ Lawmaker

Opposition Cannot Sabotage Gov Mohammed’s Efforts Through Blatant Lies ‘ PDP Chieftain

Ondo 2020: APC Leaders Demand Direct Primary

Compulsory Health Insurance Cover For All

COVID-19: FG Partners PRCAN On Communication Strategy

FAAN To Bar VIP Escorts From Terminal, Passengers To Expect Fare Increase, Others

COVID-19: NCC Gives Reasons For Data Depletion During Lockdown

U.S. Stocks Extend Gains

Walmart Introduces ThredUP To Online Marketplace

Stimulus Funds To Cover Norfolk Airport Shortfalls

Oil Companies Forced To Renegotiate Deals Amid Pandemic

Russia Displaces Saudi As China’s Top Supplier Of Crude

McDonald’s To Reopen All UK Drive-thrus

Q1 2020: Lafarge Africa Grows Profit By 157%

Get Pools Reopened- Olympic Swimmers Tell Trump

Bulls Announce Return Of Travis Ismaiel

Miller Joins Ducati For 2021 MotoGP Season

Verstappen, Norris Team Up In Virtual Le Mans 24

Barcelona Set Tempting Asking Price For Ousmane Dembele

*TRIBUNE*

Lagos govt urges FG to help prevent erosion, protect coastline

Gombe discharges another 153 Almajiris after two weeks quarantine

AU council seeks effective DDR programmes in conflict emerging countries

Nigerian Government Pledges Support, Reveals Operation Plan for Sports Betting Operators amidst Covid-19 Pandemic

COVID-19: Longest viability period of virus in patient is 10 days ‘ NCDC

Tambuwal lauds FG for establishing Police trust fund

PTF calls for researches into COVID-19 pandemic

Lagos to create more islands to curb land scarcity

BREAKING: Nigeria records 389 new COVID-19 cases, total now 8,733

May 29: Buhari betrayed underprivileged Nigerians ‘ PDP

Poor COVID-19 preventive measures in pregnancy can worsen Nigeria’s maternal mortality

FG must give equal attention to Lassa fever and COVID-19 outbreaks ‘Experts

What happens when you eat unripe mangoes

Cold: Why you must test for COVID-19 at once

The world of a child with autism

Unnecessary travel of CEOs to Abuja

FUNAAB, French govt to collaborate on agric development

Pandemics in history: Was Nigeria prepared for Covid-19’ (4)

Akume says new health sciences varsity will boost tertiary education

US ends waivers for Iran’s civil nuclear programs in latest maximum pressure campaign move

At least 40 killed in latest DR Congo massacre

Five coronavirus patients die in Bangladesh hospital fire

EU governments ban malaria drug for COVID-19, trial paused as safety fears grow

Four Minneapolis policemen fired after death of unarmed black man

Key Rwandan genocide suspect, Kabuga, to face extradition hearing in Paris

Equities market treads northward as investors gain N8.6bn

COVID-19 pandemic to trigger fall in energy investment in 2020 ‘ IEA

Air France announces plans to gradually resume operations

*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*

4 Positive Coronavirus Tests Found From 3 Different Clubs Following Latest Batch of Premier League Testing – FTBpro

Aaron Jones hoping to be ‘lifelong Packer – Yahoo

Alex Hales: England’s Eoin Morgan says ‘more time’ needed before batsman can return – BBC

AmaZulu to decide Vukusic’s future on Friday – Sokhela – Goal

AmaZulu to decide Vukusic’s future on Friday – Sokhela – Yahoo

Arsenal ‘interested’ in ’75m Sevilla hard man to strengthen defence – Vanguard

Arthur Melo Rebuffs Juventus Interest Amid Miralem Pjanic Swap Rumours – FTBpro

At last, NFF concludes contractual negotiations with Rohr – Daily Trust

Barcelona Set Tempting Asking Price For Ousmane Dembele – Daily Independent

Boris Johnson hints pubs could reopen before July as ministers set to review lockdown measures – Yahoo

BREAKING: Premier League clubs vote unanimously to start contact training – Daily Times

Bulls Announce Return Of Travis Ismaiel – Daily Independent

Bundesliga: 10-man Leipzig held to 2-2 home draw by Hertha Berlin – Daily Trust

Bundesliga: Collins, Awoniyi In Action, Ehizibue Subbed Off Early As Paderborn, Mainz Draw; Cologne Lose – Complete Sports

Bundesliga: Dortmund Coach Concedes Title to Bayern – Thisday

CAF may postpone 2021 AFCON Report – Punch

CAF Set to Move AFCON to 2022 – Thisday

Coronavirus could cost Serie A more than ‘700m ‘ Italian Federation chief Gravina – Goal

Coronavirus test and trace strategy set to be rolled out despite warning ‘key bits’ still not ready – Yahoo

Coronavirus: Basketball Hall of Fame pushing enshrinement ceremony to 2021 – Yahoo

Coronavirus: Boxing & MMA to return to Las Vegas – BBC

Coronavirus: Formula One cost-cutting measures approved – Yahoo

Coronavirus: It’s the season spoiled by the pandemic, not the year Liverpool were best ‘ Deeney – Yahoo

COVID-19 could cost Serie A over ‘700m ‘ Italy FA Chief – Vanguard

COVID-19: Aston Villa coach Dean Smith’s father dies – Vanguard

COVID-19: Osimhen, Onuachu, Ezekiel quarantined in Lagos – Punch

Creative industry to benefit from CBN N50bn loans Minister – Punch

Crouch ‘Acquires’ Nigerian Passport, To Play For Eagles – Complete Sports

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