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Indepthnews Nigeria Newspapers Headlines For Today 6th May 2020.





Nigeria not ruling out local herbs for COVID-19 treatment

Nigeria needs accurate database

Jumbo allowance for health workers in Kwara

IMF disburses $3.4b loan to Nigeria

Non-users of face masks turned back

Lawmakers urge Makinde to extend testing to boundaries

34 more doctors positive

Curfew: Lagos police chief Odumosu shuts out journalists

Fed Govt playing double standard with almajirai, says Wike

NCDC driver tests positive in Nasarawa

Ogun patient dies inside car

60% of IDP children vulnerable, says UNICEF

Four defaulters test positive in Oyo

Runaway patient from Delta caught in Enugu

Yobe lawmaker refuses isolation

Katsina shuts down Emir of Dauras palace

Ex-pilgrims chief urges better coordination

Why Customs rejected return of rice

Covid-19: Not yet uhuru for Lagos, Ogun, Abuja

More troubles for Ondo deputy governor

Idahosa: there will be no power shift in Edo

Do we need loans in Edo

Former NASS deputy clerk joins Ondo governorship race

Can Oni regain Ekiti PDP structure

Yemi Alade, Niyola search for dream partners on Twitter

OJez gives out food, face masks during lockdown

Bovi: Im going into acting full time this year

Wizkids son gets a Bentley Stroller from mum


Lockdown: Police prosecute 150 violators in Kano

Shi’ites vow to resume ‘Free Zakzaky’ protests

Equities defy COVID-19 gloom, as investors gain N896bn

Global economy’s rebound will determine shipping’s ‘fate

Shippers Council reduces working hours, phases resumption of workers

Soldiers turn hire drivers at Tin can port

COVID-19: Seafarers attack one another over long stay onboard

Captain Kuti, first Nigerian pilot to fly Boeing 747 dies at 78

Lockdown: Lawyers sue FG, demand categorization of Legal practice as essential service

CAN cautions on passage of proposed infectious bill

President Buhari approves 5 accounts for COVID-19 donations

COVID-19: FG engages Northern Traditional Leaders Committee to halt community transmission

Yoruba never demanded Nigeria’s breakup ‘ Prof. Akintoye

Yar’Adua a patriot with passion for the masses ‘ Buhari

Bracing for infection flares

Gbaja’s controversial NCDC Bill

DStv, GOtv hike price asMultiChoice implements 7.5% VAT

Customs strike force rakes N2.1bn in 4 months

COVID-19: Apapa youths threaten to shut down port operations over neglect

From the frontline, broadcasters cry for help

Remote working: How to keep your devices safe from cyber attacks

Why Multichoice empowers GOtv users to manage accounts independently

Google debuts with free video conferencing platform, GoogleMeet

Senate asks FG to suspend deployment of 5G network in Nigeria

World Hygiene Day: WHO harps on importance of handwashing

Presidency may approve local herbs to battle COVID-19 ‘ Health Minister

COVID-19: 34 Kano doctors test positive, one dies ‘ NMA

Hand hygiene critical to prevent COVID-19 ‘ WHO


Access Bank to Open 10 CLOSA Branches.

Union Bank CEO Assures Shareholders of Higher Returns on Investment

FirstBank Assures Customers of Safety

UBA Starts 2020 on Strong Note

Investors to Get 7% Return on Afrinvest Dollar Fund

Africa50 Supports COVID-19 Response with $300,000 Grant

Siemens Provides Technical Support for Nigerias Energy Sector

Wabote: COVID-19 Will Impact Oil Sector Manpower Training Negatively

Rosabon Unveils N10bn Fund

Domestic Investors Maintain Lead in Stock Market Transactions

Shareholders of FCMB Group Approve N2.8 Billion Dividend

Stanbic Advises on Positive Mental Health

AIICO Pays N1.7bn Claims

Old Mutual Launches e-Claims Channel

Despite Novare Appeal, PenCom Hands over First Guarantee to New Board

The Making of an Action Governor

What about other Diseases

Corona Encounters

PFA Chief Proposing Short Halves when Season Resumes

Death Visits Nigeria Football again as NFF Board Member, Okenwa, Dies

The Womens Cycling Tour Cancelled for 2020


Buhari eulogises late ex-Sokoto gov Nadama

1.1 million NEast children vulnerable to coronavirus UNICEF

COVID-19 war wouldve been tougher without Abacha loot Presidency

APC, Adeyemi close case in Melayes petition

You lied against Osinbajo, BMO tell PDP

Buhari, Jonathan, remember late ex-President YarAdua

Navy suspends training of new recruits

Obaseki hails midwives for sacrifice, resilience

Senate awaiting details of Buharis N850bn domestic loan request

FCT judiciary begins virtual proceedings

Enforce hotels, beer parlours closure, Wike orders monarchs

Anambra community opposes petition against Buharis FCC nominee

Steering Nigerias COVID-19 action train (3)

COVID-19: The data collection opportunities

Jaywon, 178 others convicted for violating COVID-19 curfew

Gbajabiamila bars Reps with COVID-19 contact, defends NCDC Bill

Motorists sleep on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway amid curfew

Toyota keeps auto world aglow with Yaris SUV

COVID-19: Lagos battles shortage of reagents, FCT runs out of test kits

COVID-19 patients, family lament starvation in Bauchi isolation centre

Why some states dont need COVID-19 labs NCDC

NGO laments bad roads in Kogi

Malami knocked for calling Abacha loot late dictators assets

Commissioner alleges plan to import COVID-19 into Kogi

FCT begins trial of persons without face masks

Revisiting JAMBs exemplary leadership

Atiku varsity sacks 400 staff members

Kaduna confirms 72 COVID-19 cases, discharges two


Danger of Customs palliative rice

Reps probes Akpabio, others on misappropriation

To find another Abba Kyari

Why the cut ‘n’ paste lockdown failed Nigeria

Adamu Adamu and education in Nigeria

Unleashing home healthcare as part of the solution to the COVID-19 crisis: A step in the right direction

American University of Nigeria, Yola, sacks 400 staff

Covid-19 : FG to evacuate 265 Nigerians from Dubai Wednesday

3 charged for killing guard who told customer to wear face mask

60 patients recover in Lagos, total rises to 321

Gbajabiamila defends control of infectious disease bill

Nigeria must adopt nonpartisan approach in fighting COVID-19, says Dr. Matazu

NCDC driver tests positive for COVID-19

COVID-19: 83% of businesses to slash salaries, cut jobs

PenCom dissolves First Guarantee Pensions’ mgt committee

SEC asks Nigerians to explore capital market investment options

COVID-19: RCC donates food items to vulnerable in communities

AfCFTA kick-off uncertain as COVID-19 pandemic lingers

NSE to sustain remote trading, operations

Lumos, partner NGOs on solar power for COVID-19 centres

Dollar Fund will support investment portfolios’ diversification ‘ Afrinvest

Investors gain N375bn on blue chip stocks’ demand

Notore reports N2.7bn income

Senate urges FG to discontinue 5G deployment plan

Man City faces damages claim in High Court over Bennell abuse

Ramsey first back at Juve training, Ronaldo in quarantine


Furore over appointments in Federal Character Commission

How we’ll retain Delta in 2023 ‘ PDP chair

Port revenue under threat as COVID-19 grounds global economy

Osimhen to meet Lille’s board over exit

APM Terminals invests N184bn in Apapa port, commisions new cranes

Former Tahiti coach, Charbonnier tells Spurs, Liverpool: 46m-rated Camavinga better than 60m Ndidi

COVID-19: Terminal operators back FG with N700m

Holyfield hints at comeback

Pinnick assures judicious use of FIFA grant

NAICOM to issue new insurance recapitalisation guidelines

Oil industry workers warn employers against arbitrary sack, salary cut

NFF executive member, Okenwa is dead

ULC urges FG to shelve planned workers layoff

Ex-D’Tigers star, Akiga loses wife

Dangote Cement, Nestle, buoy NSE index 3.12%

Enugu FA chair Chidi Okenwa is dead

Notore grows revenue, posts N2.7bn profit in 6 months

How working at home can expose you open to hackers

NFF mourns executive member, Chidi Okenwa

COVID-19: ATCON donates medical supplies to Lagos

Advertising and creative development during COVID-19

8 killed as gunmen attack Taraba community

I’m not hearing you’ wrong

Land grab: Enugu communities petition Police Commission over alleged rights abuse

Before the mass burial for the dead

Unilever rolls out food, hygiene products, pan-Nigeria to support COVID-19 efforts

Murder: Family sends SOS to IGP, AGF over attempt to release condemned convict

Revisiting my Buhari’s reaction to COVID’19 of March 25


Senate urges suspension of 5G network deployment in Nigeria

Abuja residents get water tank, hand wash facilities

CSOs urge Wike to review lockdown of Rivers councils

Zamfara places ban on markets, religious gatherings after emir’s death

Lagos to blacklist contractors, firms flouting COVID-19 guidelines at construction sites

NDLEA arrests 18 suspected drug traffickers at Lagos airport

Kidnappers abduct radio presenter, demand N20 million ransom

COVID-19: Four intercepted travellers tests positive in Ibadan

COVID-19 patient who escaped Delta isolation centre nabbed in Enugu

Britain reports second-highest toll as countries ease virus lockdowns

California sues Uber and Lyft for calling drivers ‘contractors

Pulev vows to ruin ‘coward’ Joshua’s dream fight with Fury

Adelabu pleads for fair disbursement of FIFA’s COVID-19 palliative

Minister’s N11m COVID-19 palliative fund tears athletes apart

Nigeria’s football community mourns Enugu FA chairman

MGIScrabble PremierLeague cancels May 9 fixtures

Bundesliga may resume next week as Europe returns to football

Juventus players back training awaiting quarantined Ronaldo

Investors’ fortunes rise further by N375 billion

83 per cent businesses to reduce salaries, downsize over revenue losses

How businesses can stay ahead during COVID-19, by experts

Bank’s technical, operational support will curtail virus spread

Dockworkers warn against deduction of salaries

GenCos raise alarm over nation’s weak national grid

MAN issues guidelines to members as factories re-open

Seaborne trade to crash to 35-year low amid COVID-19 pandemic

COVID-19 to cut IT spending in nearly every industry in 2020

Food, current affairs trend most on Google Search Nigeria


Anambra community elects traditional ruler after 35 years

Breaking: Lt.-Gen. Buratais mother, Kakah Hajja dies

Soccer player reappears years after everyone thought he died

NCDC new guidelines discourage sharing of work equipment, computers, tools, phones, desks

Buhari approves 5 accounts for COVID-19 donations

Breaking: NCDC records 148 new cases of COVID-19

Kemi Olunloyo Blasts Igbo Tribe Says Their Girls Are Least Educated In Nigeria

Bill Gates $10bn bribery allegation: Reps threaten action

John Cena Surprise a 7-Year-Old Fan Battling Cancer

Breaking: NFF Executive Member, Chidi Ofo Okenwa slums, dies

Malia and Sasha Obama Praise Mom Michelle in Rare Interview for Becoming

Uti Nwachukwu Considers Taking Off His 11yr Old Signature Hairstyle


Yobe COVID-19 Prevention Committee Lock Horns With Traditional Rulers

COVID-19: FG Should Invest In Local Production Of Medical Products ‘ Ohuabunwa, PSN President

FCET Umunze Provost Sensitises Host Community On Coronavirus, Donates Relief Materials, Face Masks

Yobe Approves Multiple Projects Amidst COVID-19

COVID-19: Pharmacists Task Nigerians On Precautionary Measures Over Lockdown Relaxation

COVID-19: Aregbesola Warns Nigerians To Stay Indoors To Curb Spread

COVID-19: Ilorin Aviation College Announces Pay Cut, Unpaid Leave For Staff

COVID-19: Okowa’s Aide Urges MWUN Leadership On Members’ Adherence To Government Directives

Link Between Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases And Infertility

COVID-19: Governor Zulum Grants Amnesty To 93 Inmates

Content Delivery In Schools, Higher Institutions Still Rudimentary, Unscientific ‘ Don

Nigeria Likely To Experience Post-COVID-19 Baby Boom ‘ Dorayi

Police Arrest Man For Beating Co-tenant’s Daughter To Death In Ebonyi

COVID-19 Not Government Ploy For Financial Gains-Ewhrudjakpo

$3.4bn Loan: Return Of IMF Painful Conditionalities

NIS Generates Over N62.6bn, $41.832m In 2019 ‘ Babandede

Oil Prices Rise As Countries Take Measures To Ease Lockdown

COVID-19: NAICOM To Release New Insurance Re-Capitalisation Guideline

Wizz Air Announces Plans To Resume Flights

Pfizer Launches Human Trial Of Coronavirus Vaccine

China Launches Long March-5B For First Mission

Amazon Boss Quits Over Coronavirus Concerns

McDonald’s Reopens Restaurants

ANLCA Accuses Shippers’ Council Of Shying Away From Plights Of Customs Brokers

CRFFN Urges Freight Forwarders To Shun Industrial Action At The Port

Lacazette Rules Out Atletico Move Amid Thomas Partey Arsenal Rumours

Yekini’s S’Eagles Remains Unmatched ‘Adepoju

We Can’t But Continue To Remember Yekini ‘ Taiwo


1.9 million people displaced in North-East, 60% of them children, says UNICEF

SCOAN: How the world became humbled in 2020

COVID-19 and emergency savings fund

Seplat assures shareholders of strong resilience to volatility

The Council of State should meet now

The death of Joy Adole

Ufuoma McDermott becomes new face of Friska Herbal Teas

As lockdown eases

NCDC confirms 148 new COVID-19 cases, total now 2,950

COVID-19: Sick Emir of Daura in intensive care

COVID-19: Nasarawa govt begins tracing of 74 people who had contact with late lawmaker

CIBN to FG: Diversify economy from over-reliance on crude oil

Global central banks provided $90bn support amid COVID-19 pandemic ‘ Fitch

Union Bank shareholders commend enhanced profitability, approve dividend at virtual AGM

High cap stocks push market to N374.9bn gain

83 per cent of business owners set to downsize, cut salaries, unless’ ‘ LCCI


Blueprint ePaper 6th May 2020

APC desperate to destabilize peace, tranquility in Oyo state ‘ PDP raises alarm.

Clearing agents’ strike illegal, an act of sabotage ‘ CRFFN

You can’t force us to reduce charges, boat operators tell NIWA

NITDA opens free virtual learning academy to foster digital skills acquisition

Matawalle’s giant strides and the divisive opposition politics

Niger: Customers in chaotic show off with banks

CSO’s call for unity in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic

How govt’ll utilise $311m Abacha loot returned from United States ‘ Presidency

Ex-Governor Garba Nadama was great historian ‘ Buhari

Sule locks down Nasarawa LG for 3 days over Coronavirus scare

NDDC: Senate probes interim committee over alleged N40b scam

I remain loyal to APC ‘ Odubu

Pandemic: Jigawa extends stay-at-home order for 2 more weeks

Protest rocks Gombe community as COVID-19 patients decry ill-treatment

Benin monarch cautions warring communities

Covid-19: How 65 almajiris from Kano jerked up cases in Kaduna ‘ Official

NAF wings another female combat helicopter pilot

Breaking: Again, Atiku sacks 400 staff

Breaking: At once, 60 patients conquer Covid-19, discharged in Lagos

Insecurity: Senate renews call for community policing

Breaking: In Nasarawa, kidnapped monarch regains freedom

Breaking: NCDC official tests positive for Covid-19 as Nasarawa records 12th case

COVID-19: Kebbi to quarantine travelers into state, declares wearing of face mask compulsory

COVID-19: Zamfara Gov. orders closure of worship centres, markets

Breaking: Nigeria’s football griefs again as NFF Chieftain dies

Science ministry developing economic policy to tackle Covid-19

Breaking: Like House of Reps, Senate introduces National Health Emergency Bill


Adelabu pleads for fair disbursement of FIFA’s COVID-19 palliative – Guardian

African Legends Cup of Nations: Eto’o vs Milla – Goal

Allow Rohr Finish His Job ‘ Amunike Tells Nigerians – Peoples Daily

Ambitious Villas-Boas eager to remain at Marseille but wants transfer assurances – Goal

Amoo, Utaka Hail NFF On Rohr’s Contract – Daily Independent

Arteta felt ‘a lot of disconnection’ at Arsenal when he arrived – Yahoo

Arteta: I shouldn’t have to convince a player to join Arsenal – Goal

Barcelona Chief Claims the Club Have Missed Out on ‘140m in Revenue – FTBpro

Berahino open to England return after impressing at Zulte Waregem – Goal

Berahino open to England return after impressing at Zulte Waregem – Yahoo

Boris Johnson to face Keir Starmer at PMQs after UK coronavirus death toll becomes highest in Europe – Yahoo

Breaking: NFF Executive Member, Chidi Ofo Okenwa slums, dies – Daily Times

Bundesliga may resume next week as Europe returns to football – Guardian

Carl Ikeme auctions last Eagles jersey to fund COVID-19 palliatives in Nigeria – Peoples Daily

Collins, Troost-Ekong rejoin clubs ahead of league restart – Punch

Coronavirus pandemic offers ‘opportunity for F1 to change,’ says Nico Hulkenberg – CNN

Coronavirus: ‘Ill-informed’ and ‘short-sighted’ ‘ Storm CEO responds to Albury rejection – Yahoo

Coronavirus: Bundesliga players must be aware of responsibility upon restart ‘ Neuer – Yahoo

Coronavirus: Man City defender Stones eager to resume when it’s ‘safe for everyone – Yahoo

Covid-19 threatens to bring high-flying NBL back to earth as stars depart – Yahoo

COVID-19: FIFA money not relief fund, says Pinnick – Punch

Death Visits Nigeria Football again as NFF Board Member, Okenwa, Dies – Thisday

Denying Liverpool EPL title would be cruel Lloris – Punch

Donald Trump doesn’t wear face covering on tour of mask factory despite sign saying they’re required – Yahoo

Eberechi Eze voted QPR’s player of the Year – Peoples Daily

Enugu FA chair Chidi Okenwa is dead – The Sun

Etebo Sets Target In Playing German Bundesliga – Peoples Daily

Etebo wont rule out Stoke exit – Punch


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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