NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES, 08/04/2020

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SOME NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES, 08/04/2020

Punch
FG social investment initiative excludes poor Nigerians –N’Assembly

Lagos coronavirus cases rise to 130

Fear grips medical workers as LUTH, UITH isolate 40

48 workers test positive for coronavirus in South African hospital

COVID-19: Zimbabwe doctors sue govt over lack of protection

COVID-19: WhatsApp places new limits on message forwarding

B’Haram loot shops, razes houses in Adamawa

FG social investment initiative excludes poor Nigerians –N’Assembly

FG partners states to feed pupils at home

Panel to monitor COVID-19 fund usage, says FG

FG knocks Oyakhilome for calling COVID-19 lockdown a scam

NMA demands Edo boundary closure, stiffer measures

Vaccine test: ASURI attacks French doctors, calls them racists

Atiku gives economic road map for Nigeria, others

Kogi gov sacks VC, Rector, names replacements

Katsina, Sokoto residents ignore social distancing

Edo reiterates stay-at-home directive

Two Kaduna pastors arraigned for holding Sunday service

Abia hands over food distribution to church leaders

CLO accuses A’Ibom lockdown team of extortion

Anambra traders protest N250,000 election levy

Nasarawa corps members donate face masks

LASG to begin relief package distribution’s second phase

Lagos makeshift market to hold on Thursday

Katsina records first COVID-19 death

France coronavirus deaths exceed 10,000

(www.punchng.com)

The Nation
NCDC confirms 16 cases as Lagos, FCT discharge eight patients

World Bank releases $82m to Nigeria

China’s medical supplies for 18 African countries arrive in Accra

Sterling Bank unveils N1b COVID-19 Fund for health workers

ECOWAS shares 30,500 test kits, 10,000 protective equipment to members

Chinese billionaire donates 500 ventilators to African countries

Global leaders to G-20: approve $8b emergency fund, others to contain COVID-19

1,739 foreigners evacuated from MMIA

Reps minority caucus kicks as APC backs Chinese experts

Free basic healthcare service for 20 million Nigerians

N2tr Social Investment Programme a failure, say Lawan, Gbajabiamila

Court remands two pilots for flying expatriates into Rivers

Fed Govt to cut FIRS’ N8.5tr target

Finance Act: N25m tax exemption for companies, not individuals

Blackout imminent over 10,000 Mw stranded electricity

Chinese firm injects $221m equity into Lekki Ports

Merger: Dangote Sugar, Savannah Sugar get regulatory approval

11 marginal fields lose licences

DSS traces foreign rice to Adamawa homes

IPMAN, others back fuel subsidy removal

Wizkid, Tecno unveil Camon 15

Buhari’s stimulus package good for economy, says Uzodinma

Zamfara governor, deputy’s names found at shrine

23-year-old commits suicide in Kogi

Relief materials hijacked at Lagos council

Toyin Abraham shares food, livestock to the elderly, widows in Osun

New York records largest single-day 731 deaths

China’s Wuhan lifts final restrictions

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Vanguard
Nigeria records 16 new cases of coronairus, total now 254

3,000 health workers infected with coronavirus – WHO

CORONAVIRUS: 64-year old Nigerian dies in UK

Caverton appeals to FG to prevail on Wike to release its detained pilots

COVID-19: Social media experiences 61 percent increase

Buhari felicitates with Amb Igali at 60, lauds selfless service to Nigeria

Bringing Chinese doctors to Nigeria is against national interests — Reps minority caucus

Reactions trail bill seeking 2-month free power supply

COVID-19: Customs boss approves release of rice, other items worth N3.2bn

World Health Day 2020: NAS tells FG to review Healthcare practitioners remuneration, welfare

Govt breaching Pension Reform Act — Labour

$6.9BN COVID-19 loan, plot by FG to deceive Nigerians – PDP

PDP calls for policy statement on subsidy removal

Kidnapped Bauchi governor’s brother regains freedom

National Park boss calls for attitudinal change towards wildlife to avoid strange diseases

NiMet predicts thundery activities from Wednesday to Friday

Okowa hails David Mark at 72

COVID-19: Jigawa Govt extends stay home order to 2 weeks

Kwara fully locks down Offa to contain COVID-19

COVID 19: RCCG hands over medical equipment to Ogun Govt

LOCKDOWN: FCT Minister threatens tougher measures over violations

2020 National Day of Mourning: 1, 142 persons violently killed in Q1 of 2020 — Global Rights

(www.vanguardngr.com)

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