NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES, 09/04/2020

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SOME NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES, 09/04/2020

Punch
Global coronavirus deaths top 86,000

Lagos coronavirus cases now 135

Coronavirus: Military deploys 80 doctors in 21 hospitals, distributes oxygen

COVID-19: Russia’s health workers get $1,000 additional monthly bonus

Coronavirus: Egypt extends nationwide curfew by 15 days

Sifax supports COVID-19 fight with N130m

Discos offer customers two-month free electricity

Fire guts Accountant General unit’s office, FG orders probe

FG slashes budget, sends to National Assembly for review

$320m Abacha loot: Nigeria opposes US senator’s moves against return

EFCC arraigns bankers over alleged school feeding fraud

Telecom operators not laying 5G cables, says NCC

B’Haram targets army location, scores killed

We’ve secured funding for refineries revamp – NNPC

We’ve not postponed SSCE, basic education exams –NECO

COVID-19: ASUU donates sanitisers to Edo, Ekiti

Fix refineries before petrol subsidy removal – PENGASSAN, NUPENG

Stock market extends gain by N77bn

Rivers no-flight order: 10 Caverton Helicopters’ passengers remanded

Airline operators, pilots threaten to boycott flights to Rivers

Naira rain as Matawalle visits patients

Edo traces 286 contacts, laments false passengers’ details

Oyo to explore local solutions in combating COVID-19

Protest in Osun over failed food promise

Osun food relief committee shops for N1bn

Niger quarantines 27 contacts of fleeing suspect

Kidnappers release Bauchi gov’s brother after 13 days

Sokoto orders prosecution of eight lockdown offenders

Soldiers chase errant Abuja residents with rod

Kaduna threatens 14-day quarantine for travellers into state

Men arrested for possession of used female pants

Cultists shoot OPC member dead in Ogun, spare pregnant wife

Benue men burn Ekiti chief alive inside bush

(www.punchng.com)

The Nation
Nigeria records 22 new COVID-19 cases, total now 276

COVID-19: Chinese doctors sent on 14 days isolation

67 returnees from Ivory Coast quarantined in Badagry

COVID-19: Anxiety in Warri as Delta records first case

Iran: 600 people die from drinking alcohol to cure Coronavirus

Court sends Naira Marley, PDP chief to 14-day isolation

NDIC contributes N1b to COVID-19 relief fund

NDDC DG Pondei defends N1b donation

We approved flight by Caverton helicopters into Port Harcourt – FG

Private hospitals must get certification to treat COVID-19 – FG

Lawan urges fairness in stimulus package distribution

Reps donate N5m to Osun COVID-19 fund

NNPC to stop running refineries, says Kyari

Army takes delivery of $152m armoured tanks

Expose pupils to tech, demystify STEM, says minister

Fed Govt, Rivers locked in showdown over pilots

COVID-19: Re-open courts, Falana tells CJN

Man, 58, arrested over sodomy for rituals

APC UK mourns death of Publicity Secretary, Philip Ilenbarenemen

Akeredolu: owner of explosives will pay for damaged properties

Lagos: Our relief materials weren’t looted from warehouse

Edo introduces digital homeschooling resources

COVID-19: Anambra launches radio/TV lessons

Gunmen abduct medical doctor in Ekiti

COVID-19: Ondo grants permission for church Easter service

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

Vanguard
COVID-19: Air Peace delivers 2nd batch of medical supplies, personnel from China

Nigerian pilots demand immediate release of colleagues by Rivers govt

COVID-19: Again, EFCC cautions Nigerians against fake donations, cures

COVID- 19: Lagos partners Naija FM, South Saharan for students’ audio lessons

COVID-19: WAEC provides online resources for 2020 candidates

FG to shut down oil refineries for upgrade — NNPC GMD

Tin-Can Customs rakes in N30.7bn in March

NUPENG seeks justice over killing of Abia petrol station worker

PDP calls for investigation into Treasury House fire

NGO gives laptop, cash prizes to best science students in Osun

Gov. Masari urges NCDC to release Covid-19 tests for 35 on quarantine

Covid-19: Wike evicts Carveton Helicopters from Rivers over unsafe operations

Covid-19: Imam in Kaduna loses position for complying with social distancing order

COVID-19: Taraba relaxes lockdown order

COVID-19 Restriction order: Police arrest 21 defaulters in Sokoto

Land Dispute: Abuja council boss laments killing of natives by soldiers

Qatar denies bribery allegations on 2022 world cup

PREMIER LEAGUE TO END SEASON DUE TO CORONAVIRUS UNCERTAINTY

Bishop Sam Zuga heals Policewoman with Issue of blood

How ‘Naira Marley’ fans stormed court in support of singer, as Lagos drops case

(www.vanguardngr.com)

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