NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES, 07/04/2020

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SOME NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES, 07/04/2020

Punch
Onu to unveil first Nigerian-made ventilator today

Coronavirus: Africa not testing ground for any vaccine – WHO

Lagos begins COVID-19 clinical trial

Private hospitals not allowed to treat COVID-19 – Abayomi

Buhari approves withdrawal of $150m from Sovereign Wealth Fund

Nigeria to benefit from GPE’s $250m for COVID-19

67 Togo returnees detained in Seme, face 14-day quarantine

Nigerians in UK, US, China registering for evacuation — NIDCOM

UK Prime Minister in intensive care after COVID-19 worsens

Canada’s largest province says US blocked delivery of three million masks

Italian PM announces €400bn stimulus plan

FG declares Friday, Monday Easter holiday

Nigeria to borrow $6.9bn from World Bank, IMF, AfDB

Reps probe attempted Kaduna jailbreak, death of inmates

Abacha loot: UK backs US to stop Bagudu’s $110m payment

FG releases food to Lagos, Ogun, Abuja

FG to employ 774,000 youths to clear gutters, streets, others

Petrol subsidy gone forever, says NNPC

CBN to suspend interest payment on state debts

Police have arrested killers of Fasoranti’s daughter –Odumakin

Fitch downgrades Nigeria to ‘B’, negative outlook

You are not indispensable, Pinnick warns Rohr

Without test, I wouldn’t have known I had COVID-19 –Seyi Makinde

Enugu man arrested for alleged rape of 68-year-old woman

Bayelsa coastline communities allege toxic waste dumping

Owner apprehended as dog bites cop in Plateau

Edo records two fresh COVID-19 cases, shuts markets

Lockdown: Abuja markets to open three days a week – FCTA

Heavy traffic in Lekki as Lagos residents flout lockdown

COVID-19: Adenuga has redeemed N1bn pledge, says Dele Momodu

(www.punchng.com)

The Nation
Chadian President to Shekau: surrender now or be killed

Fed Govt offers N102b intervention in health sector, says minister

Fed Govt targets N2.7tr stimulus cash

Fed Govt transfers cash in Plateau, Kano, Adamawa, Kwara, C’River, others

Nigeria gets UN’s $2m grant to fight Coronavirus

Lagos needs foreign molecular biologists, says commissioner

U.S. officials brace for ‘peak death week’

American firm announces ‘vaccine candidate’ for COVID-19

NCDC confirms new cases in Edo, Kwara, FCT

NCDC: Nigeria to get four additional labs for testing

Buhari orders distribution of 150 trucks of seized rice to Nigerians

No link between Coronavirus, 5G Technology, says NCC

NAFDAC alerts Nigerians on circulation of fake chloroquine 250mg tablets

Lagos PDP chieftain Gbadamosi, wife for trial over social distancing violation

Nigeria ready for OPEC talks, says Sylva

NAF graduates helicopter gunners

JAMB de-lists nine CBT centres

Social intervention programme a hoax, alleges PDP

Fayemi resumes after 14 days in isolation

Fayemi relaxes Ekiti’s lockdown, approves palliatives for poor

Delta gets ‘critical’ medical equipment from three oil firms

Edo orders wearing of face mask, ban isolation in hotels

I worry each time my husband leaves for work, says Chimamanda

Russia’s COVID-19 caseload jumps by about 1,000 over 24 hours

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Vanguard
Mental health plays important part in fight against COVID-19 — NCDC

Reps to Buhari, FG: Visiting Chinese doctors must be quarantined for 14 days

FG to disburse N1.6bn to 84,000 beneficiaries in Kano

UITH suspends consultant over alleged release of corpse of suspected COVID -19 patient

COVID-19:NIMASA hands over N700million worth of items to Lagos, FG

Covid-19: 200 Canadians, 385 Americans evacuated from Nigeria

EBOLA: DRC to declare outbreak over in 6 days – WHO

WORLD HEALTH DAY: COVID-19 adds urgency to trans fat elimination

NSE: Investors lose N222bn in 6 hours

OIL PRICE SLUMP: FG not returning fuel subsidy, under recovery – NNPC

COVID’19: CBN alerts Nigerians on cyber attack

Killers of Funke Olakunrin nabbed by SARS operatives

Japan donates $236, 000 for Humanitarian Mine Action in Northeast

COVID-19: Embark on charitable gestures – Rev’d Ayokunle charges church leaders

Covid-19: Govt, Religious bodies, corporate organisations must focus on ‘stomach infrastructure’ now — Fayose

Bauchi to establish testing centre for coronavirus — Dep. Governor

COVID-19: N20,000 cash to poor Nigerians, another charade — Onuesoke

COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: Macaulay donates foodstuffs to the poor in Delta

COVID -19: Abia govt threatens to arrest traders for defying lockdown

Funke Akindele, husband found guilty, to serve 14 days community service

Lagosians exercise on Gbagada expressway amidst coronavirus lockdown

Lagos govt confirms release of two more coronavirus patients

(www.vanguardngr.com)

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