NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES, 26/03/2020

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SOME NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES, 26/03/2020

Punch
Military airlifts medical supplies, detection kits from China

UN pledges N760m to combat pandemic

Canadian firm develops vaccine for COVID-19

London party: Attendees go into isolation as two guests die

Protect inmates against coronavirus, Reps tell correctional service

UK struggling with coronavirus tests amid global shortage

Health minister’s absence sparks self-isolation rumour

Niger gov goes into self-isolation

N’Assembly meets Ahmed, Sylva, Emefiele over failing economy

Uzor Kalu loses appeal against N7.1bn fraud conviction

Northern govs mourn as NESCO MD dies

COVID-19: Online instant payments hit 3.71 million

COVID-19: Oil majors slash 2020 spending by 18%

Kyari: Buhari’s governance structure has collapsed, says PDP

Police shut night clubs, leisure joints in FCT

Gombe Assembly shut

Shut down Zamfara, NMA tells gov

Bayelsa CJ suspends court sittings for two weeks

Gunmen kidnap Bauchi gov’s elder brother

Gunmen kill three siblings, two women in Plateau

Three pupils die as Anambra boat capsizes

Kano to sanction private schools violating closure order

Lagos not on lockdown, says commissioner

Niger to slash budget to 36%

Coronavirus: Some UCH doctors in self isolation, says CMD

First Bank partners LASG on e-learning

Villa coverage: PDP, CSOs knock Buhari for barring PUNCH, others

(www.punchng.com)

The Nation
Edo speaker, Prince Charles test positive for Coronavirus

COVID-19: Osinbajo, Oyetola test negative

Osun begins contact tracing as state records first case

Aso Rock in partial lockdown, says presidency

Eight ministers undergo COVID-19 test

COVID-19: Households can get N3 million

CBN unveils N50b COVID-19 stimulus

COVID-19: Health minister halts daily briefings

COVID-19: Army denies plot to lockdown Nigeria

Court orders ICPC to review Obono-Obla’s bail conditions

Cybercriminal jailed 12 months for stealing $825

Suspected thugs invade Kogi tribunal

IMN demands El-Zakzaky’s release

NASU gives strike notice

Kano Assembly approves Ganduje’s N50bn loan request

Lagos Assembly may lift lawmakers’suspension

Nasarawa Assembly shuts down

Military resumes onslaught against bandits in Zamfara

District head, 13 others rescued from kidnappers in Zamfara

Katsina rescues 12 kidnapped victims at Kankara village

Abia establishes three Isolation Centres

Bauchi governor ‘didn’t meet with Dangote after contracting coronavirus’

Lagos to file Nolle Prosequi in 566 cases

Akwa Ibom to monitor gatherings

Gombe to revoke licences of erring schools

COVID-19 prevention: Non-compliant markets to be shut in Anambra

COVID-19: Bauchi, Imo, Ekiti shut markets

Oyo: sick workers should stay at home

LASBCA to enforce 20-worker restriction order at building sites

MC Oluomo stops ‘police’ Danfo driver

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Vanguard
COVID-19: After testing negative, Buhari resumes work

Labour demands nationwide lockdown

After N200m donation, Dangote rallies OPS against COVID-19

Coronavirus: 4 govs in isolation as Kogi, Rivers shut borders

CBN to remain operational while COVID lasts

WE WILL UNMASK THOSE BEHIND KALU’S ORDEAL — YERIMA SHETTIMA

Nigeria’s terms of trade up 0.81% in Q4’19

KUDOS, KNOCKS AS JAMB COMPLETES CONDUCT OF 2020 UTME

WEST AFRICAN CERAMICS GIVES POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS TO UNIZIK STUDENTS

SERVICE DELIVERY: LASG set to promote 4,942 post-primary school teachers

NBC rates YABATECH radio equipment high

DELTA 2023: OBOREVWORI, GBAGI, AUGOYE, EDEVBIE, OTHERS IN THE FRAY

Oro Festival: TASCE students seek Abiodun’s intervention

COVID-19: I’m not in isolation — Akeredolu

Covid-19: Panic buying as Kwara closes markets, bans commercial transports

Anthony Joshua in self-isolation after contact with Prince Charles who tested positive

COVID-19: South African police charge carriers with attempted murder for not isolating

(www.vanguardngr.com)

A time of crisis is not just a time of anxiety and worry. It gives a chance, an opportunity, to choose well or to choose badly. – Desmond Tutu

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