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NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR WEDNESDAY 20TH MAY 2020









NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR WEDNESDAY 20TH MAY 2020




THE NATION


Group urges CBN on dirty notes

OGFZA seeks intervention to operate in Snake Island

NAFDAC begins testing of four virus remedy drugs

Igbo reject Almajirai relocation to Southeast

Yuguda is new SEC DG

Minister to Nigerians: prepare for the worst

Chinese claim new drug can stop pandemic without vaccine

Oil crosses $35 on output cuts signals

Lawan seeks reversal of power sector privatisation

IATA outlines approach to re-start industry










We cant afford mass infection

No guarantee for returnees from France, says minister

Covid-19: Kwara PDP, APC disagree over palliative distribution

Ooni donates motorised modular fumigators to Edo, Delta

Doctor tests positive in Bayelsa

Reps to Fed Govt: set up N15b emergency fund

Ibadan firm with 49 positive workers: weve adopted protective measures

LUTH delivers fourth COVID-19 patient of twins

Pandemic teaching world humility, say WHO DG, T.B. Joshua

Children group donates N50m to Fed Govts coronavirus response

Rivers withdraws charges against pilots, passengers

African Film Festival 2020 to hold online amid

Netflix partners phone company to promote film viewership

Film producer Kalejaiye to launch autobiography for 60th birthday

BBNaijas Omashola says Nigerians love negativity

Don Jazzy: I never had money issues with DBanj in Mohits










Lockdown easing may lead to investment volatility, says FXTM

NSE hosts virtual broker certification programme


*VANGUARD*


Protesting coronavirus patients

BREAKING: APC fixes dates for Edo, Ondo Guber Primaries as INEC sticks to timetable

BREAKING: APC fixes dates for Edo, Ondo Guber Primary as INEC sticks to timetable

NASS to change legislative agenda in line with COVID-19 realities

Gambari's appointment, great asset to Nigeria, Africa, says Ex-UN Scribe

Senate commends Buhari over military action against banditry

We got truck park consultancy on technical considerations 'MOB COO, Ezekwe

Shippers' Council asks CBN to give maritime, logistics sector priority

Customs deploy TRS to enhance trade facilitation, revenue generation

Shipping, other sectors count losses to lockdown

How technology can check youth unemployment

A Minister's good and an angry broadcast industry

Dellyman pulls monthly double-digit growth despite COVID-19 effects

Jack Dorsey's Square announces permanent work-from-home policy

TETFund, Morgan State University, USA agree strategic partnership


*THISDAY*


DAT Launches Delivery App

Polo Luxury Group Supports Frontline Workers

SOUTHWEST, NORTHEAST AND THE PRESIDENCY

The Case for Moral Capital

The Yoruba and Sovereignty Question

Life Beer Unveils New Campaign

School Feeding Programme: LSUBEB Pledges Transparency, Targets 37,459 Households

NGO Applauds FG for Giving Palliatives to IDPs

Bridge Introduces Online Homeschooling Platform

Greensprings Student, Others for 2020 Yale Young African Scholars Programme

Standard Chartered Nigeria Contributes N185m for COVID-19 Emergency Relief

An African Perspective on the Impact of COVID-19 and the Response to It

Visa's Fast Track Program Propels Growth of the Fintech Industry Worldwide

Lagos Discharges 9 Additional COVID-19 Patients

Buhari Sacks TCN Managing Director, Announces Replacement


*PUNCH*


Avoid big Sallah gathering, NSCIA warns Muslims

LASG to continue clearing drainage till Sept

Joint squad arrives Katsina for special operation against bandits

Oyo firm with 57 positive workers curtails COVID-19 spread

NDDC N40bn: Senate demands written explanation from Akpabio, CBN

Christian apologist, Ravi Zacharias, dies at 74

Pedagogy of the oppressed

Almajirai migration to South shows North is shifting its burden National Publicity Secretary, Ohanaeze Ndigbo

FG sacks Mohammed as TCN boss, appoints Abdulaziz

Uncertainty of reopening schools and the challenges ahead

Can INEC hold credible polls during COVID-19

New RMAFC secretary assumes duty

Employers association condemns Customs processes, high duty

ABCHealth announces new CEO

FBN General Insurance gives discount on motor cover

Universal Insurance hails new commissioners appointment

Lufthansa plans job cut, to ground 500 aircraft by 2022

Mali winsParis Club debt moratorium

74-year-old immigrant commits suicide in California

22-year-old COVID-19 patient gives birth to twins in Lagos

Senate demands immediate reversal of power privatisation

Nigerias active oil rigs fall by 24% to 16

Reps demand 40-year socioeconomic plan from FG

Lawmakers probe NBETs finances in six years

PPPRA clears marketers to import petrol

Senate begins Nigerias local content law amendment

FGs disinfection teams visit states, FAAN fumigates airports

World Bank extends support to 100 countries


*DAILY TRUST*


Unaffected by Covid-19, online sales platforms hit record profits

Rivers withdraws charges against Caverton Helicopter Pilots

Bulama inaugurated as APC national secretary

New COVID-19 vaccine tested on 45 people

9 die as Nigeria records 216 new COVID-19 cases, total now 6,175

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


*THE SUN*


Edo, Ondo guber elections' dates sacrosanct'INEC

Why Sokoto PDP exco gets new caretaker committee

It is derogatory to call Uzodinma 'Supreme Court Governor' ' Imo Elders

Infectious Diseases Bill: Ex-lawmaker condemns House criticism of Tambuwal

Biafra in future will teach Nigeria how to run a democracy, says Kanu

Arsenal leads Monaco, Newcastle in hot chase for Dennis

Minister sets sight on reviving Pankshin, Mambila training camps

Victor Moses, others test negative to COVID-19

Guingamp pens farewell message to Oparanozie

It's not players' job to help fellow tennis professionals, Italian player says

Premier League confirms 6 positive COVID-19 cases after testing

COVID-19: ICC recommends rule to ban use of saliva on balls

Nigeria to prosecute 10 men arrested under new anti-piracy law

Trade facilitation: Tin Can Customs deploys TRS, rakes in N117.8bn revenue

Shippers' Council completes 1st phase of COVID-19 sensitisation

Caution your legislators, NIWA advises Lagos govt

NSE demutualisation passes second litmus test

Fresh optimism for 2020 budget as oil price nears $35 p/b

NITDA issues guidelines for management of personal data by public institutions

FAAN fumigates 3 airports ahead of June resumption

Post-COVID-19 economy: Emefiele woos conglomerates

Stakeholders shocked as Buhari snubs Ahmed in SEC appointments

Kano govt issues guidelines on implementation of extended lockdown

Customs arrests 63 smugglers in Oyo

Nasarawa farmers kick against N30,000 decontamination levy

FMC Azare discharges 41 COVID19 patients

NASS member assembles 300 community volunteers against COVID-19

IGP orders strict enforcement of inter-state movement restriction orders


*GUARDIAN*


Rotarians equip Agege PHCs, warn against self-medication

Joshua distributes palliatives

Canada fines Facebook over misleading privacy claims

Again, unions advocate NLNG model for refineries resuscitation

Afghan mosque attack kills 8 worshippers breaking fast

How AfCFTA can help Africa bounce back from pandemic

CAS to hear Man City Champions League ban appeal next month

Shippers' council partners NCDC to curtail spread of COVID-19 to port community

Hearn predicts Fury will retire after fights with Joshua

Contractors threaten ministry over N17b debt

Maximise COVID-19 to digitise payment systems, experts urge

Customs seizes N8b contrabands amid border closure

ExxonMobil JV donates ambulances, others to support Nigerian COVID-19 response

Gains in bellwethers lift market index further by N136 billion

Corporate organisations, others name CargoSafeNigeria's best anti-theft solution

Computer professionals to support NIMC as union seeks more funding

Worries as Africa slows global Internet connections

COVID-19 spikes SMS traffic as customers send over one billion in a month

Unfinished Business

Coronavirus diary - Part 7

Iwo land is grateful to Mr. President

Politics, penalty and gas flaring

Almajirai's provocative exodus to southern Nigeria

For comrade James Crentsil - Part 2

The NPFL: Between us and our game

Perm sec denies wrongdoing as HoSF queries N48b expenditure

Accountability to electricity consumers, stakeholders key to sustainability

Kano, Nasarawa relax restriction on worship centres


*DAILY TIMES*


AIbom: Udom cuts salaries of political appointees over fall in oil price

IGP orders strict enforcement of inter-state movement restriction order

Teenager commits suicide in Delta after quarrel with sister

Good news for Abuja residents as T Pumpy Estate announces N1.75m for plot of land

Reps make case for local production of vaccines

APC slams Rivers monarchs, urges President Buhari to disregard their request on disbandment of Joint Taskforce

Wike withdraws charges against pilots, passengers who violated Executive order

Just one COVID-19 test conducted in Kogi since the outbreak NCDC

Reps urge FG to sponsor experts to Madagascar

Akwa Ibom slashes salaries of political appointees by 20%

Gov. El-Rufai swears in 4 High Court judges

Chinese Doctors: PDP berates FG for concealment, deception

Senate hails Buhari on military action against banditry in Kastina

Rapper, Yung6ix to undergo surgery worth 17 million naira

Trump threatens to pull out of WHO over alarming lack of independence from China

Not all hand sanitisers in circulation are good enough for use Health Minister

Reps to Ehanire: Provide full details of the activities and whereabouts of Chinese doctors

Katsina releases N77m scholarship allowance for medical students

Nigeria records 4 Covid-19 births as Patient gives birth to Twins In LUTH

Daily Times Newspaper, Wednesday, May 20, 2020

CAS sets date for Manchester City appeal

Ronaldo resumes training with Juventus

Senate probes N1.532trn power sector intervention

BREAKING: EPL confirms SIX positive COVID-19 cases

Prepare for the worst, FG warns Nigerians

Usain Bolt and partner welcome baby girl

NAPTAN seeks participation in FGs modified school feeding programme

Leverkusen signal intent with convincing win in Bremen


*DAILY INDEPENDENT*


Calls For Good Roads In Egbema Heighten As Group Tasks Governments, Others

Lack Of PPE, Our Biggest Challenge In Fight Against COVID-19 ' Hospital Pharmacists

Stakeholders Laud Teach-For-Nigeria Initiative, Advocate Digital Learning For Teachers

EdTech Firms To Be More Prominent In Talent Development Post-COVID 19 ' Prof Atayero

Accept Pharmacists' Certificate As Collateral For N10m Loan, ACPN Urges CBN

Types Of Assisted Reproductive Treatment

COVID-19: Osogbo Grammar School Donates Palliatives To Osun Govt

Dickson: Torn Between Farming, Teaching And Senate

Lesotho's PM Resigns

Kogi Information Ministry To Revolutionise State Through ICT, Digital Economy

INEC Reaffirm Edo, Ondo Guber Timetable

The Power Supply Quagmire

FG Removes Usman Mohammed As TCN Boss, Replaces Him With Sule Ahmed Abdulaziz

Stop Referring To Uzodinma As 'Supreme Court Governor', Group Warns

Employers Want FG's Action On Economic Diversification

Businesses Should Brace Up For Post-Pandemic Era

Oil Price Jumps Above $30 In Two Months

Egypt Extends Suspension Of International Flights

Turkey's Central Bank Continues Rate-cutting Cycle

Kevin Mayer Named TikTok's New CEO

Owerri Building Collapse: NIOB Urges Govts' Backing For Builders To Oversee Construction Emmanuel

Don Urges Rejig Of Affordable Housing Delivery Framework, Private Investors' Involvement

Experts Offer Advice On Creating Communication Plan For Reopening Economy

Usain Bolt Welcomes First Child With Kasi Bennett

Zimbabwean Government Releases List Of Allowed Low-Risk Sports

US Open Qualifying Cancelled

UEFA Postpones May 27 Meeting Over Euro 2020 Hosting Issues

Arsenal Fans Convinced Club Have Dropped Saka Contract Hint


*TRIBUNE*


Apologise to Nigerians for denying links with Chinese doctors, PDP tells FG

Insecurity: Troops kill scores of Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in Yobe

COVID-19: IGP orders strict enforcement of inter-state movement restriction orders

Security: Buhari not discriminating against states ' Presidency

COVID-19: Introduce national policy on online education, Reps tell FG

Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 must ensure best practice, Gbajabiamila tasks Reps' Ad-hoc Committee

COVID-19: Reps chide FG over delayed payment of health workers salaries

COVID-19: Nigeria confirms 226 new cases, total now 6,401

Buhari removes TCN MD one month after he reportedly sacked labour leader

Reps to conduct forensic audit of NNPC's recent recruitment

NCDMB's BrentPlus initiative to drive innovations in oil and gas sector

My passion for creating beautiful spaces kee ps me going 'Omobola Balogun

How effective is advocacy on gender issues

Take steps to protect children and others from getting sick

Coronavirus: The reversal of the gains of lockdown

Why we must remain optimistic despite COVID-19 challenges 'Irune

The outgoing generation

Investment mix

NSCDC @53: We'll sustain our values of integrity, dedication 'CG, Gana

South Africa to start phased school re-opening June 1

Egypt registers 720 new coronavirus cases in one day

Andela partners Microsoft4Afrika to launch ALCwithMicrosoft Azure training

Plentywaka expands into staff bus solutions, launches new routes

Equities investors stake N3.85bn on positive trade


*BLUE PRINT*


NCP approves draft Health Sector Reform Bill

Reps slam NBET boss for insubordination, gross misconduct

Banditry: 5,000 Nigerians migrated to Niger Republic ' Senate

Covid-19: IGP appoints CP Aisha Abubakar to coordinate Police Palliative Support Program

Assembly urges state govt to deduct salaries of LG staff from JAC

Chinese Doctors: PDP berates FG for concealment, deception

Forge closer working relationship with board, Uwaleke tells incoming SEC DG

It'll take 6 weeks to extinguish OML 95 inferno ' NOSDRA

Covid-19: Reps beam searchlight on FG's spending

IGP holds virtual conference with strategic managers, orders strict enforcement of inter-state movement restriction

Covid-19: Health Commissioner gives fresh update, confirms 38 dead, 2640 total cases in Lagos

NIS didn't receive palliative for staff ' Babandede

NITDA boss tasks Nigerian technology experts on post Covid-19

NSCDC arrests 200 persons for interstate movement ban violation

Kwara flags off 2020 cropping season.

Kogi assembly enacts law to tackle coronavirus pandemic

New CoS will be highly resourceful- Sen Al-Makura

Breaking: FG sacks TCN boss, names immediate replacement

NASS will re-work legislative agenda to align with COVID-19 realities ' Gbajabiamila

Revealed! Those now exempted from inter-state restrictions ' PTF

Covid-19: Declare how much Osun realised, group challenges Oyetola

Corruption chased me out of Nigeria ' Oluwo

FMC Abeokuta records 2 new COVID-19 cases

COVID-19: Why FG extended 2 weeks 'gradual ease of lockdown' ' SGF

Covid-19: Kano releases guidelines for lockdown ease

COVID19: Reps demand whereabout of Chinese medics

Osun JTF arrests 11 expatriates for illegal mining

Buhari condoles with Sheikh Ahmed Lemu over son's death













SPORTS


2021 FIFA Women World Cup: Flamingos would have qualified- Coach - Nigerian Pilot

African Legends Cup of Nations: Picking a Dream XI of eliminated players - Goal

Amartey on his way out of Leicester City, claims Ghana defender's agent - Goal

Arsenal Fans Convinced Club Have Dropped Saka Contract Hint - Daily Independent

Arsenal leads Monaco, Newcastle in hot chase for Dennis - The Sun

BREAKING: EPL confirms SIX positive COVID-19 cases - Daily Times

Bundesliga return from coronavirus break is a joy for 'strange' Klopp - Goal

Burnley assistant manager Ian Woan tests positive for coronavirus - BBC

CAF $625,000 Windfall for Enyimba, Rangers - Nigerian Pilot

Callum Hudson-Odoi arrested - Nigerian Pilot

Callum Hudson-Odoi returns to training after positive coronavirus test - Yahoo

Callum Hudson-Odoi: Chelsea forward back in training after arrest - BBC

CAS sets date for Manchester City appeal - Daily Times

CAS to hear Man City Champions League ban appeal next month - Guardian

Celtic declared champions, Hearts relegated as Scottish League ends - Peoples Daily

Chelsea's Hudson-Odoi Trains Amid Rape Suspicion ' Reports - Daily Independent

Chioma Ajunwa commends sports minister for Reaching out to ex internationals - Peoples Daily

Commonwealth Games chief confident Birmingham 2022 can attract big name athletes - Yahoo

Coronavirus: MLS All-Star Game cancelled - Yahoo

Coronavirus: Nationals to receive World Series rings in virtual ceremony - Yahoo

Coronavirus: NFLPA president says COVID-19 isn't 'going to kneel down to almighty football - Yahoo

Coronavirus: One Watford player among three positive tests at Premier League club - Yahoo

Coronavirus: Players want at least four weeks of training before return ' AIC - Yahoo

Coronavirus: Ronaldo happy to be back in Juventus training - Yahoo

Courtois ready for LaLiga title battle - Yahoo

Courtois: Real Madrid will keep fighting to win La Liga - Goal

Courtois: Real Madrid will keep fighting to win La Liga - Yahoo

COVID-19: ICC recommends rule to ban use of saliva on balls - The Sun

















 
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