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*NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR TODAY*

*THE NATION*

Obama blasts Coronavirus response in rare public rebuke

Zakatul Fitr

Foundation donates clothes, foodstuff for Sallah

Fed Govt impounds UK aircraft for running commercial flights into Nigeria

Theres a plot to scuttle APCs Edo chances

NCDC announces 338 COVID-19 new cases

Madagascar records first death

Commissioners to brief lawmakers on COVID-19

Enrolment for Conditional Cash Transfer begins in Lagos

Emulate virtues of honesty

Lagos seeks soft landing for practitioners

I remain a front runner, says Adelami

Lagos lists conditions to reopen businesses, worship centres

Edo governorship election: Youths support Ogiemwonyi

COVID-19: Madagascar demands 170,000 Euros from Fed Govt for herbal drugs

Oke has no pact with Akeredolu

N4.3b secret cash appropriated for in 2019 budget, says commissioner

Buhari okays suspension of deductions from states cash

Kashamu to Secondus: I remain PDP member

How did Ares name appear on FCC list

Gambari returns to familiar turf

Former musician, Asahn Guyton unveils success story in a book

Banks reject payment to foreign business partners

Uber launches drivers mask verification

COVID-19: Govt hails Stallion, CFAO, others

No to FRSC, Nigeria Police merger

Kia to customers: were back

How illegal mining is sabotaging economy

NECA charges govt to plug leakages in Oronsaye Report

NSEs conversion to public company scales court hurdle

FBNQuest Merchant Bank lists N5b bond on NSE

Ex-PwC Senior Manager is ABCHealth CEO

*VANGUARD*

COVID-19: Kaduna allows movement on Wednesday, Thursday

I cannot write on governors and the coronavirus

Sweep bandits, kidnappers away from Katsina now ‘ Buhari orders soldiers

COVID-19: Buhari to unfold new procedure Monday

Two attacks in northeast DR Congo kill 27 ‘ Officials

PDP mourns Simeon Nwakaudu, condole Gov. Wike

Identify, neutralise IPPIS saboteurs

CoS: APC chieftain faults Gambari’s appointment

Access Bank shareholders reaping gains of post-merger

The fresh push for Ajaokuta

Lacazette balloon incident ‘taken seriously’ by Arsenal

Union Berlin 0-2 Bayern : Lewandowski hits 40-goals mark as champions return

German league without fans like ‘old man’s football’ ‘ Mueller

Why FG must not reduce VAT, see the Saudi example

Injustice is humanity’s new definition

LASEMA team escapes mob attack as bus crushes ‘okada’ rider to death

Five in Police net for beating 25-year-old man to death

*THISDAY*

OPL 245: How Italian Prosecutors Hid Vital Information from Judge

TD Africa Marks 21st Anniversary

NIDOA USA to Distribute Palliatives

ABCHealth Announces New CEO

Total Nigeria Recommends N6.71 Dividend Despite Lower Profitability

Investors Stake N9.8bn on 926m Shares as All-Share Index Falls 0.72%

Nigerian Banks: Surviving a Triple Whammy

UBA Upgrades Mobile App, Introduces New Features

Healing a Traumatised Economy

Ashade: More Investor Education Needed to Deepen Capital Market

NIMC Urges African Governments to Promote Digital Identity

CACOVID Donates Medical Equipment to Borno

NASC Advocates Seed-Palliatives for Farmers

Clearing Agents Seek FGs Intervention On Demurrage Charges

Ground Handling Companies Foresee N20bn Revenue Loss

Canada Evacuation: Nigerians Commend FGs Insistence on Using Indigenous Carrier

Ondo 2020: I have No Pact with Akeredolu, Says Oke

More Pain for Nigerias Children Living Under Difficult Circumstances

Will Gambari Manage Buharis Presidency to a Redemption Song

Reddington Hospital Performs First Open Heart Surgery

Awoniyi Scores First Bundesliga Goal as Mainz Hold Cologne

DTigers Anuna Donates COVID-19 Relief Materials

CAFs $625,000 Largess for Enyimba, Rangers

Sunday Eboigbe Gets Financial Lift from Sports Minister

2020 Nigeria Table Tennis Open Tournament Cancelled

FC Bulmaro Resolve to Changing Players Lives

Olayinkas Arsenal Return Confirmed after Unimpressive Season

*PUNCH*

US records 820 new COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

Open letter to Governor Wike

The coming anti-Christ and Africans

Ihedioha didnt sneak into Assembly complex to beg

Ive no pact with Akeredolu, says Oke

Edo/Ondo polls: APC in dilemma over mode of primaries

Why Nigeria must change its fiscal dance steps

Plateau records first death from COVID-19

Ministry seeks collaboration for data protection

World Bank OAU innovation park designs face masks

Bittersweet homecoming tales of US, UK, Dubai returnees

Ondo APC faction endorses ex-deputy clerk

Cyberattacks on education, admin sites triple Kaspersky

COVID-19 and the e-learning our tertiary institutions need (1)

VIDEO: Why I killed my one-year-old daughter Mother, 22

VIDEO: How we busted the human trafficking syndicate -Lagos police spokesman

Ganduje slashes political office holders salaries by 50%

Newborn baby tests positive for COVID-19 in Russia

Kaduna to relax restrictions on Wednesday, Thursday

Oyo shuts company where 30 workers tested positive

CBN naira defence depletes foreign reserves by $3.17bn

Police lament absence of COVID-19 job allowance, face masks, others

FG impounds British aircraft in Lagos, begins investigation

LASG gives conditions to reopen churches, mosques, others

We have paid FG $13bn for gas purchase NLNG

Miners ask Osun to hand over Chinese for prosecution

Another set of 14 northern youths intercepted in Osun

LCCI demands one-year tax holiday for manufacturers, healthcare firms

*DAILY TRUST*

On the Madagascar COVID-19 cure

Foresight, creativity as governance tools in defeating COVID-19

Ibrahim Agboola Gambari: In fullest of time

Guangzhou: Special report on alleged maltreatment of Africans in China

The Fight in Lagos Assembly

Set Amotekun security outfit in motion, Group tells Abiodun

COVID-19: Fayemi orders fumigation across 16 LGAs

FRSC arrests 776 over inter-state lockdown violation

Vigilantes rescue 2 abducted persons in Kuje community

COVID-19: NAPTIP donates palliative to partners, shelters

Sallah: Foundation donates to IDPs in FCT

Osibogun quits as YWC organising secretary

Shomade appointed GM, Lagos Urban Renewal Authority

Man held over N500m Dugbe property fire

Parents urges FG to suspend Home-grown school feeding

Madagascar reports first coronavirus death

Brazilian’s Sao Paulo records more COVID-19 deaths than China

COVID-19: Kebbi approves N20,000 daily allowances for health workers

Daily Covid-19 cases drop to 176

COVID-19: Nigeria, other countries’ illicit financial flows to worsen ‘ Analysts

Our COVID-19 interventions exemplify age-long CSR commitments ‘ Flour Mills MD

English Premier League clubs set to vote on return to group training

Market sheds N99bn as profit-taking dips performance

The silver lining to the COVID-19 pandemic

Tin-Can Island Customs generated N117.839bn in 4 months

Firm launches telemedicine facility to reduce COVID-19 fatalities

COVID-19: Interswitch, staff raise N305m response fund

How N479bn agric mechanisation loan will be utilised

*THE SUN*

Gambari should help unite Nigerians

2023: Sen Onor disown campaign poster for governorship

Edo: Oredo councillors back Obaseki’s 2nd term bid

Dickson urged to run for vacant Bayelsa West senate seat

Court didn’t halt consideration of Control of Infectious Diseases Bill ‘ Reps

Lawmaker against parliamentary system in Osun local councils

Apologise to Wike, Rivers, or ‘face the music’, PDP group warns Uwazuruike

Ighalo flaunts N58m Range Rover

Awoniyi scores first goal for Mainz in Bundesliga

Ministry writes NFF on welfare of players

D’Tigers star distributes COVID-19 relief materials

Enyimba, Rangers to get $625,000 Confederation Cup money

Ekundayo plans international fight in Nigeria

Sports minister lifts Eboigbe with cash, medical assistance

Eerie silence across stadiums on Bundesliga restart after COVID-19 break

Covid-19: Bleak future for workers as employers cut jobs, salaries ‘Experts urge FG to restart economy with stimulus

Porsche unveils two 911 models online today

COVID-19: Uber launches mask verification to protect drivers, riders

Regulation of courier, logistics operations in Lagos not based on new law

PIB passage vital for national devt ‘Fawibe, CEO, IESL

COVID-19: Oil production, revenue cut make 2020 budget implementation tremulous

COVID-19: Access Bank offers cash rewards to DiamondXtra customers

Profit taking nudge equities into red zone

Airtel Africa posts $3.42m revenue

NSE admits FBNQ Merchant Bank N5bn bond

P&ID: FG may file fresh charges against Diezani

Troops destroy militias’ stronghold in Benue, kill 2, arrest others in Nassarawa

Omor/Umumbo crises: 30 dead, 40 houses destroyed ‘Ofumelu

*GUARDIAN*

Disquiet in PDP as Ondo guber poll beckons

Businesses lose N2.7 billion to Lagos lockdown in five weeks

Over 4,000 mentally challenged persons can’t access treatment in Calabar

Ganduje queries FG’s suspension of school feeding in Kano

Wike mourns aide, Sekibo defends hotels demolition

Rep says killings in southern Kaduna turning to genocide

Corps member distributes sanitisers to orphanage homes, prisons

Ayade’s aide, two others killed in Calabar’s cult war

Two fake soldiers nabbed for allegedly killing police sergeant in Lagos

Council boss, councilors rally support for Obaseki’s second term

Queen Uboh explains decision to support para-powerlifters

NFF throws Super Falcons’ job open to foreign, local coaches

Volleyball Federation donates COVID-19palliatives to states’ associations

ITTF, LOC cancel Challenge Plus Nigeria Open

UEFA president says European seasons must finish in August

Rising COVID-19 cases, gloomy outlook drag NSE’s index by 0.72%

Why N50.1 billion gross written premium raises investors’ hopes

Court authorises change of ownership scheme for NSE

How to improve insurance products’ adoption for growth

Containing cost and weathering the storm in a pandemic era

Business should brace for new normal post-pandemic, says CIBN

Global lockdown should serve as business opportunity for SMEs

A memo to Professor Agboola Gambari

A hasty, needless demolition!

Boris Johnson and Brits’ state of quandary

Comrade Kokori, Okowa and the herders

WHO, IOC team up to improve health through sport

The simple secret to Nigeria’s wellbeing

*DAILY TIMES*

COVID-19: PTF briefs Buhari, mulls measures to check community infection

The Osogbo war Of 1840 lessons to be learnt

Ogbunike community, family announce passing of Igwe Umenyiora

COVID-19: Bishop Okoye calls for consideration of masses plight

Anambra PDP leaders raise N125m as COVID-19 palliative fund

Agency decries low turnout for routine immunisation

5 friends beat 25-yr-old man to death

That NJCs guidelines on virtual court proceedings

Buhari to address the nation today

Sani wonders about Nigerias ability to handle COVID-19 treatment where others are failing

Obasekis re-election bid receives boost as Edo councillors declare support for him

Daily Times Newspaper, Monday, May 18, 2020

Experts raise concern over FGs deregulation of oil sector

Insecurity: Buhari orders military operations against bandits, kidnappers in Katsina

Sokoto working with FG to contain COVID-19 spread Tambuwal

Enugu trains PHC workers on COVID-19 response at community level

Lagos mulls full re-opening of economy, embarks on assessment of businesses

COVID-19: Analysts worry over likely increase in Banks credit losses

COVID-19: Political office holders to receive half salary in Kano

Folio Group appoints Obi-Young as writer, editor

COVID-19: Nasarawa sets up counselling teams at quarantine centres

There is no increase in tariff- DSTV

Simi explains what Duduke means

Gospel singer, Sammie Okposo narrowly escape death while driving on 3rd mainland bridge

Mercy Aigbes Ex-Husband, Lanre Gentry praises new woman

Adekunle Gold and Simi all loved up shows baby bump

Tiwa Savage says she might go naked in her next video

I didnt join politics to solve Nigerias problems Rotimi Amaechi

*DAILY INDEPENDENT*

Why Yoruba Nation Within Nigeria Is Impossible To Achieve ‘ Ajomale

Whither Nigeria

Police Recover Decomposing Body Of 12-Year Old Girl, Arrest Two Suspects

COVID-19: Akwa Ibom Commences Boundary Surveillance

COVID-19 Lockdown Order In Rivers: Demolition Of Erring Hotels

COVID-19: Allow Interstate Food Business ‘ APGA Chieftain Begs Obiano

I Have Best Agenda To Make Ondo An Envy Of Other States- Adelami

Anambra Begins Contact Tracing Of Three New Coronavirus Cases

Rebuilding Nigeria’s Economy After COVID-19

COVID-19 Will Herald New World Economic Order ‘ Onu

DMO Sees Hope For Capital Raising, Bond Despite COVID-19

Home Grown Vaccine Researchers Get CBN’s N100bn Grant

Airtel Africa Posts $408m FY 2019 Profit, Revenue Up 11.2%

Stanbic IBTC Offers Advice On Looming Post-COVID Recession

Kaduna Dry Port Donates Relief Materials To Host Community

StanChart Boosts Investment With Mobile Bonds App

Endless Controversy Over Resuscitation Of Vandalised Multibillion Naira Otamiri Water Scheme In Imo

COVID -19: Ardova Briefs Public On Its Initiatives In Abuja

Cologne FC Waste Two-goal Lead In Draw With Mainz

25Yr-old Juve Star ‘Likely To Join Arsenal’ This Summer

LASUTH Conducts Study On 4 COVID-19 Drugs

COVID-19 Lockdown: Task Force Allows 130 Food Trucks Into Zamfara

Number Of COVID-19 Cases In Sierra Leone Tops 500

Wear Face Mask Or Face Jail Term In Kuwait, Qatar

Netanyahu’s New Israeli Government Eyes West Bank Annexations

14M Britons Ready To Swap Cars For Bikes

COVID-19: Spain’s Death Toll Return To Lowest Level

Egyptian Police Arrest Independent Media Outlet’s Editor

*TRIBUNE*

Lagos considers full reopening of economy

CACOVID donates COVID-19 test kits to NCDC

COVID-19: Ganduje, deputy, political office holders’ salaries cut by half

PDP condoles with Wike over aide’s death

Nigeria records 338 new coronavirus cases, total now 5,959

COVID-19: Buhari may announce new policy Monday

Why Wike is doing everything to protect lives of Rivers people

Agboola Gambari’s Burning Grass

Ecobank renews commitment to building Entrepreneurs, supporting financial Inclusion with N100m

How businesses can thrive during peak and trough

How we support SMEs amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Airtel’s Q1 profit up by 71.7%

The infectious diseases bill

The coming Anti-Christ and the Africans

COVID-19: How prepared is Nigeria’s IMC for the ‘new normal

NSE holds 1st virtual Automated Trading System broker certification training programme

Insecurity: We need action

Israel’s Netanyahu sworn in as head of long-awaited unity government

Morocco confirms 129 new COVID-19 cases, total now 6,870

Emirates plans to cut about 30,000 jobs amid coronavirus outbreak

*BLUE PRINT*

FG reveals how long COVID-19 ‘ll last’ It’s a scam ‘ varsity dons

FG impounds UK-based aircraft for illegal commercial flight

FG reveals how long COVID-19 ‘ll last’ It’s a scam ‘ varsity dons

Sokoto working with FG to contain COVID-19 spread ‘ Tambuwal

Breaking: Lagos, Kano retain wide Covid-19 lead, Rivers pull highest daily tally as Nigeria closes up on 6000 cases, 182 dead

Breaking: Lagos, Kano retain wide Covid-19 lead, Rivers pull highest daily tally as Nigeria closes up on 6000 cases, 182 dead

In Oyo, fresh crisis hits APC

COVID-19: Buhari receives report from PTF, to address Nigerians Monday

Goje donates food, sanitizers, other items to women

Goje donates food, sanitizers, other items to women

Goje donates food, sanitizers, other items to women

Abiodun gives reason for extending lockdown in Ogun

Police arrest 5 for beating 25-year-old man to death in Ogun

Police arrest 5 for beating 25-year-old man to death in Ogun

Police arrest 5 for beating 25-year-old man to death in Ogun

Oyetola orders release of seized vehicles during lockdown

Oyetola orders release of seized vehicles during lockdown

Bundesliga restart attracts record audience

Osun: Amotekun intercepts 14 Almajiri hidden in container

Spanish clubs to start group training Monday

Breaking: Ebonyi releases N36m, 7800 bags of rice as palliatives to church leaders, widows

Kyrgios tells Murray: ‘You’re better than Djokovic

Breaking: Ebonyi releases N36m, 7800 bags of rice as palliatives to church leaders, widows

Emulate Madagascar, look inward for COVID -19 cure ‘ Traditionalists tell govts

Emulate Madagascar, look inward for COVID -19 cure ‘ Traditionalists tell govts

How I escaped being duped, assassinated ‘ Mansura Isa

Breaking: Ensure decongestion of prisons, CJN orders Chief Judges

Breaking: Ensure decongestion of prisons, CJN orders Chief Judges

*SPORTS*

2020 Nigeria Table Tennis Open Tournament Cancelled – Thisday

25Yr-old Juve Star ‘Likely To Join Arsenal’ This Summer – Daily Independent

Awoniyi scores first Bundesliga goal – Punch

Awoniyi Scores First Bundesliga Goal as Mainz Hold Cologne – Thisday

Awoniyi scores first goal for Mainz in Bundesliga – The Sun

Awoniyi: Liverpool loanee revels in scoring maiden Mainz goal – Goal

Awoniyi: Liverpool loanee revels in scoring maiden Mainz goal – Goal

Barcelona shouldn’t re-sign Neymar ‘ Elber – Yahoo

Barcelona shouldn’t re-sign Neymar after bad decision to join PSG ‘ Elber – Goal

Barcelona shouldn’t re-sign Neymar after bad decision to join PSG ‘ Elber – Goal

Barcelona shouldn’t re-sign Neymar after bad decision to join PSG ‘ Elber – Yahoo

Bayern Didn’t Break a Sweat Against Union Berlin – But Bigger Challenges Await – FTBpro

Bayern eases past minnow Union Berlin to go four points clear – CNN

Bayern sinks minnow Union Berlin on Bundesliga resumption – CNN

Bundesliga is back: Bremen boss Kohfeldt backed by Baumann to lead survival push – Yahoo

Bundesliga is the example to follow’ – La Liga chief Tebas offers congratulations after season restart – Goal

Bundesliga is the example to follow’ – La Liga chief Tebas offers congratulations after season restart – Goal

Bundesliga is the example to follow’ – La Liga chief Tebas offers congratulations after season restart – Yahoo

CAFs $625,000 Largess for Enyimba, Rangers – Thisday

Callum Hudson-Odoi Arrested After ‘Late-Night Row’ With Model After Breaking Lockdown Regulations – FTBpro

Cologne FC Waste Two-goal Lead In Draw With Mainz – Daily Independent

Copa America 1997: When Antonio Habas faced Ronaldo – Goal

Copa America 1997: When Antonio Habas faced Ronaldo – Goal

Copa America 1997: When Antonio Habas faced Ronaldo – Yahoo

Coronavirus: ‘Give me a double session, a triple, training camp’ ‘ Langerak itching for J1League return – Yahoo

Coronavirus: Bundesliga is the example to follow – LaLiga chief Tebas offers congratulations – Yahoo

Coronavirus: McIlroy, Johnson win TaylorMade Driving Relief skins match – Yahoo

Coronavirus: Reds trio stood down amid pay dispute – Yahoo

 

Nelly Agwu is an educationist, a Blogger, graduate of History. Very dynamic and a realist. A mouthpiece of the oppressed. Easy going and a Philanthropist.

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