NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES, 30/03/2020

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SOME NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES, 30/03/2020

Punch
Buhari locks down Lagos, Ogun, Abuja, cases reach 111

Nominate doctors, nurses for training on COVID-19, Buhari tells govs

IMF plans $1bn fund raising for poor countries

COVID-19: Israel evacuates 274 nationals from Nigeria

COVID-19: FG evacuates stranded NCDC staff from Congo Brazzaville

COVID-19: UBA donates N28.5m to Osun

Angola announces first two coronavirus deaths

Ivory Coast records first coronavirus death

US records 518 new coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

Aides fret as 10 senators go into self-isolation

NYSC prepares 37 orientation camps as isolation centres

FG, minister ignored advice on coronavirus containment — NMA

NAF postpones entrance exams

Elders tackle Obasanjo over ex-residence’s donation as isolation centre

Probe South-West explosions, Gani Adams tells FG

COVID-19: Ganduje declares one day fast

Give me N1bn to fight COVID-19, Obiano asks Buhari

Lagos pays retirees N1.8bn accrued pensions

We’ll shut down Yobe on Tuesday, says Buni

Anambra bars traffic across Niger Bridge, closes Enugu border

Edo CAN counsels churches, demands shutdown of activities

Mbaka denies report on COVID-19 solution

Nine arrested for flouting Ebonyi ban on burials, weddings

Final year undergraduate drowns in Ebonyi hotel

Customs’ stray bullets kill Ogun pupil, injure 15

Anambra man allegedly kills wife, locks up self with corpse

We’ll take action against errant churches — Wike

Don’t provide BVN details for relief items — Osun

Ekiti begins school-in-the-air programme for pupils

Ogun facilitates N500m credit for cassava farmers

Rosie, Kachi win Ultimate Love Reality TV Show

Soldiers attack PUNCH van, stop newspaper from S’South

(www.punchng.com)

The Nation
COVID-19: Cases hit 686,199 with 32,277 deaths

COVID-19 is not airborne, says WHO

Immigration Comptroller, UCH CMD, others test positive for COVID-19

Buhari shuts down Lagos, Abuja, Ogun for 14 days

Keystone Bank pledges N1bn to fight against coronavirus

N100b healthcare stimulus: CBN sets N2b limit for borrowers

Lagos takes delivery of 110-bed Isolation Centre

COVID-19: I’ve been working from home, says Kyari

We have 60-day fuel sufficiency, says NNPC

Tinubu: I didn’t call for printing of naira notes

Buhari can’t shut down Abuja, Lagos, Ogun without NASS approval – Adegboruwa

Stock market transactions halve as Coronavirus shuts trading floors

Bauchi Gov offers N2 million for information on kidnapped brother

Ondo takes preventive campaign to monarchs

Abuja pastor arrested for violating ban on worship places

Philanthropist’s mother abducted in Jigawa

Troops kill nine bandits in Zamfara crackdown

COVID-19: we’d rather lose our money than lose our lives – Onitsha traders

Stimulus package: Lagos warns against sale of food packs

Marine Bridge closure suspended

Rotary donates N2m to Abule-Ado fire fund

Dangote to establish 600-bed isolation centre in Kano

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Vanguard
Lockdown: Buhari pledges relief materials to residents of satellite towns in FCT, Lagos

CORONA CURE: We are developing three compounds against virus — Prof Maurice Iwu

COVID-19: NCDC to increase testing laboratories to 13

COVID-19: Travellers stranded as security agents enforce lock-down in Rivers, Delta, Ekiti, others

N100BN health sector intervention scheme operational till 2030 – CBN

COVID-19: Holding breath, hot weather does not prevent transmission – WHO

COVID-19: Tinubu donates N200m to Lagos govt, NCDC

COVID-19: Abba Kyari speaks from isolation centre

COVID-19: Ecobank commits about N100M to National Radio Campaign ‘StaySafeNigeria’

New York records 3,250 new cases, 161 deaths in 24 hours

Lawyers divided over Buhari’s restriction of movement order in Abuja, Lagos, Ogun

Publish weekly spending details on COVID-19 pandemic – SERAP to FG

COVID-19: FG requires N2trn to assist poor families – Moghalu

Tinubu still has a lot to offer Nigeria — Omo- Agege

Akure explosion: NASRDA faults Police report

Buhari’s address empty, failed to address real concerns – PDP

Gov Ortom imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew on Benue

Covid-19 restrictions: FCT enforcement team arrests pastor, shuts 16 churches

COVID-19: Oyo NUJ warns journalists against physical interviews

Frustration led me into robbery, says female member of One Chance gang

First Bank gives access to e-learning during Covid-19 school closures

(www.vanguardngr.com)

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