The Punch News Archive

Sunday, April 05, 2020

Handling of Premier League pay row ‘a disgrace’, says Rooney

BREAKING: Nigeria records 10 new cases of coronavirus, total now 224

No one has provided evidence to prove Ondo explosion was caused by meteorite –Odeyemi, prof of applied geology

Electricity challenges threaten efforts to contain COVID-19 –UN envoy

Three Nigerians die of coronavirus in US

Trump warns ‘toughest week’ ahead as global virus deaths top 60,000

Lockdown: Three injured as Police crackdown on Lagos party

Man in Russia kills five people for ‘talking loudly’

Nigeria risks 91,380 aviation job losses, says IATA

Eleven die in Colombian coal mine explosion

I don’t sing with intention of making profit –Esther Igbekele

Obono-Obla not in illegal detention –ICPC

We’ve seen suspected cases of COVID-19 — Lagos private hospitals

COVID-19 has affected funeral business the way we hadn’t imagined — Operators

FG grants three-year tax holiday to 25 companies

Oni wanted Fayemi to give all appointments to his followers – Omotoso, Ekiti State APC chair

COVID-19: Abiodun commends nine-year-old girl for donating N950

I didn’t criticise Burna Boy –Seun Kuti

Coronavirus: Reps seek two-month free power supply to Nigerians

Missing Osun coronavirus patient apprehended, forced back to isolation centre

I was so beautiful men fought to marry me – Iya Aladuke

COVID-19: Day Katsina rioters burn police station, vehicles over Juma’t ban

It’s strange to hear Buhari’s Chief of Staff summons service chiefs – Useni

PDP attacks FG over COVID-19 spread, lockdown

COVID-19: Nigerians warn FG against inviting Chinese medics

Okonjo-Iweala backs African finance ministers on debt relief

COVID-19 has had positive impact on my business — Fashanu

FG to unveil COVID-19 fiscal stimulus Monday – Minister

Saturday, April 04, 2020

Buhari was misled to approve my replacement as AMCON chairman — Banire

COVID-19: Why you need to wear face masks in public — Study

The forgotten men of Nigerian football

Coronavirus: Fear grips health workers as two Edo doctors test positive

Ogun schoolgirl’s killing shows Customs men don’t value human life –Mawutin, community youth leader

This is not the best of times to die, funeral home operators say as bodies pile up in mortuaries

We were chained, caged like animals, beaten daily in Zamfara torture home –Halilu, rescued victim

Suspected vandals lay pipe to steal fuel from NNPC pipeline

FG’s response to COVID-19 outbreak was late-Nigerian Academy of Science

NMA berates Kogi commissioner for brutalising woman

NCS confirms death of four inmates over Kaduna jailbreak

Worshippers, Yahoo boys attack vigilantes in Edo

COVID-19: A’ Ibom doctors lament police harassment during lockdown

COVID-19: Curtailing government officials’ appetite for luxury amid dwindling revenue

We’ve not been served court order barring Ajimobi, says APC Legal adviser

Muslim group clarifies stand on alcohol-based sanitisers

NCDC Act empowers President to restrict movement — Ajulo

Osoba’s loyalists want commissioner sanctioned for attacking ex-gov

US evacuates 38,296 Americans from Nigeria, 77 other countries

Don battles DPO over rights abuse

I fell in love with my wife at first sight — Oye Ibidapo-Obe

COVID-19: Ize-Iyamu boosts persons with disabilities

COVID-19: US, Nigeria, Iran, others release detainees, prisoners

Buhari lacks powers to shut down states — Adegboruwa

Bauchi coronavirus cases rise from three to six

Coronavirus cases in US top 300,000

UPDATED: Nigeria records five new COVID-19 cases, total now 214

5G and COVID-19: The technology, conspiracy and ignorance

We will relax Ogun lockdown Tuesday, says Abiodun

BREAKING: Lagos may extend lockdown, says Sanwo-Olu

Five-year-old among 708 coronavirus deaths recorded in UK on Saturday 

Spain to extend lockdown, says stay-at-home bearing fruit

Greece extends coronavirus lockdown by three weeks

All senatorial districts in Ondo’ll get isolation centres, says Akeredolu

Coronavirus: FG seeks NASS approval for N500bn intervention fund

Enugu health commissioner is dead

Enugu health commissioner dies

PHOTOS: 188 Europeans evacuated via Abuja airport

Entertainers in politics

Oyo coronavirus cases rise to nine

Ex-Barca star Xavi donates 1m euros to hospital in coronavirus fight

UK COVID-19 death toll hits 4,313 as cases near 42,000

NCDC apologises for error in COVID-19 results, says total now 209

Coronavirus: Lagos health workers get N5bn insurance cover

15 medical staff test positive for coronavirus in Egypt

BREAKING: Missing Osun coronavirus patient found

One dead, four injured in gas explosion outside Moscow

Coping with fake pregnancy jokes

Some Nigerians are afraid of strong women –Tonto Dikeh

One coronavirus patient missing, says Osun govt

LUTH confirms PUNCH report, says patient died of COVID-19 complications

Two killed, seven injured in France stabbings

Contributions to COVID-19 relief fund hit N19.4bn — CBN

VIDEO: Why we believe coronavirus cannot get into our community – Makoko residents

Four soldiers, 63 ‘terrorists’ killed in Niger clash

Chinese medical team arrives in Nigeria soon — Health minister

COVID-19: Foreigners leaving Nigeria to use their health facilities – Minister

COVID-19: Nigeria should prioritise power supply to health care facilities

COVID-19: UN donates medical equipment to Nigeria

Army arrests soldiers threatening to rape women in viral video 

Lockdown may increase domestic violence, activists warn

FG asks INEC for 100 pick-up vans to trace contacts

COVID-19: 10 ways to care for your lungs to reduce infection risk

NERC orders power firms not to discontinue operations

COVID-19 support fund: World Bank exempts Nigeria from first batch of beneficiaries

Awala Boys: Teenage hoodlums terrorise Lagos community, kill three

31 Americans heading for Cross River now isolated –NNPC

OAU sex-for-mark lecturer released from prison two years after

Friday, April 03, 2020

Lockdown: Don’t harm Nigerians, Buhari warns security agencies

Ronaldo becomes football’s first billionaire

I’m a Chelsea fan because of Mikel –Rudeboy

Eavesdropper#Lockdown enforcement

My marriage…with Bob Manuel Udokwu

Akpeyi can’t wait to return to football

Neymar makes £775,000 donation to fight COVID-19

Sanchez return may end Osimhen’s United move

Abacha couldn’t guarantee Eagles’ safety at AFCON ’96 – Babangida

Abia Warriors keeper SHOT BY HOODLUMS IN stable condition – Club

Coronavirus will soon end –Taribo

Before Stardom with.. Fade Ogunro

Coronavirus: Eleven states, FCT shun chloroquine clinical trial –NAFDAC

Americans stranded at Lagos airport as evacuation flight fails to arrive

Ventilators we fixed at Jos hospital were first ones I ever saw — Gyang, one of two friends who fixed abandoned JUTH equipment free of charge

I’m not a smuggler, I don’t know why customs men killed my daughter –Dad of Ogun slain girl

I was tricked to Ghana with juicy job offer, sold into prostitution for N150,000– 18-year-old trafficked Edo girl

Woman divorces husband to find love via video game

Maryland store employs dog to deliver wine to customers

Mum, kids smoke herbal cigarettes to fight COVID-19

Coronavirus: Father gives son embarrassing haircut to enforce social distancing

Chinese medical team to arrive in Nigeria soon — Health minister

Fifty-five-year-old patient dies of COVID-19 in Lagos

We won’t release coronavirus corpses to families – FG

Husband of burnt Kogi PDP leader demands prosecution of wife’s killers

COVID-19: Food sellers accuse LG officials of extortion

AfDB approves gender equality fund for Nigeria, others

IBEDC suspends electricity disconnection in seven states

Uzodinma launches six isolation centres, 31 ambulances

Police bust Abuja gang selling cocaine

Jumia CEOs slash salaries, support workers

COVID-19: Winners Chapel donates ambulance, ventilators, others to FCT

COVID-19: Kaduna Custodial Centre suspends admission of new inmates

Oil rises above $34, OPEC+ to meet Monday

BREAKING: Nigeria records 20 new coronavirus cases, two deaths

Residents flee Ondo community as suspected herdsmen kill three

EXCLUSIVE: Lagos records first COVID-19 death as infected renal patient dies at LUTH

BREAKING: Ondo records first coronavirus case

Coronavirus: 4,000 UK citizens seek evacuation from Nigeria

COVID-19: FG tracing 6700 contacts, says NCDC

COVID-19: Nigeria searches for 6700 contacts

Premier League clubs to ‘consult’ players over pay cuts

COVID-19: Nine Cameroonians arrested while trying to enter Nigeria through waterways 

Corona beer producer halts brewing over COVID-19 pandemic

[BREAKING] COVID-19: FG to evacuate Nigerians abroad

COVID-19: Nine Cameroonian migrants arrested in Calabar

COVID-19: Saving lives more paramount than saving jobs – WHO, IMF

South Africa’s coronavirus cases rise to 1,505

Coronavirus: Joshua’s heavyweight title defence postponed

Joshua’s heavyweight title defence postponed by coronavirus

Bayern Munich extend contract with coach Flick until 2023

Full list: Areas with highest coronavirus cases in Lagos

Lockdown: Don’t harm Nigerians, Buhari tells security agencies

Behave yourselves or lockdown’ll be extended, minister warns Nigerians

BREAKING: Fire guts Lagos market

COVID-19: Minister refuses to disclose drugs used in treating patients

COVID-19: FG sourcing protective equipment locally – Lai Mohammed

[VIDEO] COVID-19: A look inside a Lagos isolation centre

COVID-19: Families can’t claim corpses for burial – Lai Mohammed

Families can’t claim coronavirus corpses for burial – Lai

Queen Elizabeth II to make special broadcast on coronavirus

BREAKING: Lagos discharges four coronavirus patients

COVID-19: We never expected something worse than Ebola, says FG

Ancelotti wants fair play on season restart date

Thank God for making me sick, says immigration boss

Coronavirus: Five tips for surviving lockdown

COVID-19 lockdown: Domestic violence cases may rise, activists warn

COVID-19: UK PM, Boris Johnson, says he feels better

Prince Charles opens 4,000-bed coronavirus field hospital in London

China releases $56 billion to banks in virus response

Singapore orders lockdown after surge in local coronavirus cases

China to hold national mourning for coronavirus victims

Withdraw soldiers from enforcing lockdown, Falana tells Buhari

Italy’s Conte demands more ‘courage’ from EU to fight virus

I never had N30 billion – Davido

BREAKING: Nigeria’s coronavirus cases rise to 190

Residents stay indoors as Oro storms Ife streets

Nigerians now share self-cure for coronavirus via WhatsApp – Lai

COVID-19: FCT monitors 40 contacts of late Imo hotelier

COVID-19: Germans to be fined €500 for breaking distancing rules

Prison inmates, police, military detainees at risk –AI

Sumo tournaments postponed as Japan coronavirus cases spread

Google to publish user location data to help tackle coronavirus

Global coronavirus cases top a million, deaths surpass 50,000

Untouchable: Coronavirus positive mother births baby who tests negative

Youths reject location of isolation centre in Ondo community

Pandemic pandemonium: Watch what you watch

Security agents’ excesses disturbing manufacturers’ operations — MAN

Review VAT to reflect current realities, FG told

Emmanuel announces 14-day lockdown in A’Ibom

CSOs want transparency in COVID-19 funds spending

Sanwo-Olu, wife test negative for coronavirus

Seven burnt, 23 houses razed in fresh Plateau attack

Ebonyi woman kills lover pulling his genitals

COVID-19: Osun threatens jail term for fake news

Mikel set to join Botafogo

Conduct thorough investigation into Akure explosion – Agency

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Two sentenced to death for killing UniOsun student

Living in fear of Abba Kyari

FG begs US billionaire for ventilators, withdraws appeal, apologises

Pele confesses he’s not a Santos fan

Hardest part of acting is passing message without talking –Chris Okagbue

COVID-19: Govt finds 3,550 contacts, concern as cases reach 190

Google offers $6.5m to fight coronavirus misinformation

FG distributes cash to Anambra, Katsina, Nasarawa residents

MTN highlights support to govt, subscribers, SMEs

Petrol price: Marketers seek loans, DPR enforces compliance

NCAA suspends issuance of operator, drone certification, others

FG disowns free Internet promises, COVID-19 donations

637 Europeans evacuated, Reps make case for aviation workers

NUPENG threatens strike over sacked PHRC workers

Online retail sales rise, delivery wobbles in Ogun, Rivers

Reps ask Gbajabiamila to send their salaries to states

Gombe APC faction expels Rep member

Uzodinma appoints interim chairmen for Imo LGs

Gombe assembly postpones hearing on Chief Judge

Fayose, Ortom, Ganduje, wife, others, test negative

Atiku denies plans to hand over cash to Nigerians

Borno goes tough on filling stations hoarding fuel

Imo Rep, firm distribute 15,000 sanitisers

Atiku’s son shares COVID-19 experience

Bauchi lifts curfew, shut boundaries

Buhari hails Awujale on 60th anniversary

14-day isolation: Buhari’s daughter rejoins family

Diri signs order as Bayelsa domesticates Quarantine Act

FG begins FCT disinfection, enlists 300 volunteers

Kidnapped Chinese miners regain freedom in Ebonyi

Bandits kill 22, injure scores in Sokoto

Dangote Cement leads gainers to halt market downtrend

Nigeria, Chad, Niger bomb Boko Haram

Air force, police personnel exchange words in Abuja

Foreign reserves shed $3.02bn in three months

Coronavirus: The lockdown and after

Unitrust activates online platforms

Corpers, MAPOLY lecturer, BUK produce sanitisers

Edo residents attack garri sellers over price hike

Malawi announces first coronavirus cases

Coronavirus: Nine latest global developments

VIDEO: ‘If coronavirus does not kill us, hunger will kill us’ -Lagos residents cry out

COVID-19: After 14 days in isolation, Buhari’s daughter rejoins family

BREAKING: I hope to be out soon, Atiku’s son speaks from isolation

COVID-19: Gov Emmanuel announces total lockdown in Akwa Ibom

COVID-19: Governors can impose curfews, says FG

Wimbledon chief fears ‘no more tennis this year’

BREAKING: Nigeria records 10 new coronavirus cases in Lagos, Abuja

VIDEO: There’s nothing left for us to eat, Lagos residents bemoan lockdown

We don’t know when football will resume —FIFA

COVID-19: FG begins disinfection in Abuja, enlists 300 volunteers

Eight-year-old boy donates savings to fight COVID-19 in Kwara

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: 11 new patients recover, discharged in Lagos

Ile-Ife holds spiritual cleansing, Oro ritual for COVID-19

BREAKING: Osun records six new coronavirus cases

COVID-19: Close Almajiri schools or face arrest, Zamfara police warn clerics

UCH Chief Medical Director recovers from COVID-19

[VIDEO] COVID-19: LASEPA seals churches for flouting ban on gathering

[UPDATED] COVID-19: 637 Europeans evacuated from Nigeria, Benin

Social distancing: Minister explains huge crowd during cash transfer exercise

People not showing COVID-19 symptoms difficult to keep in isolation – NCDC boss

COVID-19: 637 Europeans evacuated from Nigeria

Akwa Ibom rejects COVID-19 results, asks NCDC to conduct fresh tests

WHO reiterates warning that kids are hit by coronavirus too

COVID-19: Persons being traced now over 6,000, says minister

 Make food, electricity available during lockdown, ASUU tells govts

ASUU asks FG, states to make food, electricity available during lockdown

Power supply rises to 4,257MW as plants receive gas

PHOTOS: Lagos shuts, disinfects mosque where worshippers attacked officials

Army commander says Boko Haram overwhelms troops in viral video

Saudi Arabia imposes 24-hour curfew in Mecca, Medina

COVID-19: Prison inmates, detainees in police, military facilities at risk -AI

Premier League clubs threatened with extra tax on players’ wages

Coronavirus crisis to end ‘unhealthy’ spending in football —Rummenigge

Kalu, Dariye, Metuh safe in prison custody –NCS

COVID-19: FG regrets begging US billionaire for ventilators, deletes tweet

BREAKING: Germany donates €5.5m to Nigeria amid COVID-19

More than 500,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in Europe

Edo doctor treating COVID-19 patients contracts disease

You’ll regret defying lockdown order, LASTMA tells motorists

COVID-19: Malaria drugs getting scarce – Doctors

Philippines ambassador dies of COVID-19

Unilever, Dangote Cement lead losers as market sheds N104bn

Coronavirus: FG begs US billionaire for ventilators on Twitter

Emirates to resume limited passenger flights

Man jailed for stealing face masks

Belgium’s coronavirus death toll tops 1,000

My son didn’t test positive for COVID-19 — Ishaku

Israel health minister contracts COVID-19, Netanyahu re-enters quarantine

Togo declares ‘state of emergency’ over virus

COVID-19: Stay at home, says LASEMA after truck kills six

COVID-19: UK will ‘massively increase testing’, says Johnson

COVID-19: Akwa Ibom to deploy 13 ventilators – Udom

COVID-19: Akwa Ibom testing 13 ventilators to ensure they’re functional – Udom

Lockdown: DHQ disowns torture videos

COVID-19: No mask, no movement in Cross River – Ayade

COVID-19: No nose mask, no movement in Cross River – Ayade

Mother of three jumps into Osun river, cites hard times

BREAKING: Coronavirus humbles me, immigration boss speaks from isolation

Ignore new fuel price, IPMAN tells marketers

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Nigeria’s total public debt rises to N27.4tn –DMO

Banks recorded N1.05tn bad loans in 2019 – NBS

Ekiti court convicts two Egyptians, others for flouting lockdown

I’ve fears COVID-19 funds will be looted –Olaniyan

No God is punishing us with COVID-19

Group tackles Obiano on N1bn COVID-19 spending

I didn’t know there’re explosives in my truck –Ondo driver

Operations will continue at seaports, says NPA

Olowu, ex-AGF, oppose siting of isolation centre in Obasanjo Hilltop

Minister denies knowledge of Abba Kyari’s whereabouts in Lagos

FG distributes N20,000 to 5,000 households

COVID-19 lockdown: Write play on pandemic later, Presidency replies Soyinka

Van Dijk: Messi MY toughest opponent

Why I don’t like Taye Taiwo – Isabey

Kidnappers hit us with cutlasses, threatened to kill us – Ojo

Two die as rainstorm wreaks havoc in Ondo, Enugu, Nasarawa

Housewife jumps into river, cites hard times

Fallen truck kills six commuters in Lagos

Mother, two children burnt to death in Bauchi

Worshippers attack COVID-19 enforcement officers in Lagos

Businessman jailed for issuing N5m dud cheque

Anambra councillor killed over land dispute

Malami writes heads of courts on time-bound cases

Kaduna threatens clampdown on clerics harbouring Almajiri

Why you should stay at home

Sule imposes 24-hour curfew in Nasarawa communuty

CP deploys riot policemen as tension rises in isolation camp

FG reviews lockdown as COVID-19 cases rise by 35

Rivers lawmakers donate salaries to fight pandemic

We’ll skin you alive, soldiers threaten PUNCHman

Yobe gov, commissioners donate half salary for COVID-19 fight

UI shuts gates, clubs, introduces new gate pass

Akwa Ibom records first cases of coronavirus

Six-week-old baby dies of coronavirus in US

BREAKING: Six-week-old baby dies of coronavirus

Four months after Wuhan, WHO troubled by COVID-19 increase

BREAKING: Coronavirus cases top 900,000 worldwide

BREAKING: Nigeria records 23 new cases of COVID-19, total now 174

COVID-19: We’ve tested over 2,000 people, says health minister

Anthony Joshua loses close friends to coronavirus

15 attackers, one soldier killed in Burkina Faso clash

COVID-19: We don’t know why NCDC is listing two cases for us – Bauchi govt

COVID-9: We don’t know why NCDC is listing two cases for us – Bauchi govt

Algeria ex-police boss, family jailed 15 years for corruption

Former Somalia PM dies of coronavirus in UK

175,911 PoS transactions fail as lockdown begins

Federer ‘devastated’ as Wimbledon cancelled due to virus

Total lockdown not top option in Oyo – Makinde

Banks recorded N5.28tn non-performing loans in 2019 -NBS

[VIDEO] COVID-19: Total lockdown begins in Lagos and Abuja

UK records over 500 coronavirus deaths in a day

Coronavirus: 11 latest developments globally

Kwara mourns as UK-based Nigerian doctor dies of coronavirus

De Bruyne vows to play two extra years after virus lockdown

Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus

Lightning strike leaves 20 dead in Congolese capital

Internet traffic surges as lockdown begins in Lagos

UEFA postpone all international matches scheduled for June

COVID-19: Kaduna relaxes curfew

COVID-19: Africans rush for chloroquine despite caution

Israel converts missile production lines to ventilators making centre

COVID-19: Man tests positive after 14 days quarantine

Premier League accused of ‘moral vacuum’ as clubs cut staff wages

Europe toll tops 30,000 as UN warns of world’s worst crisis since WWII

The rich would have travelled out if COVID-19 was only in Nigeria – Lagosian

Arsenal to replace Auba with Osimhen

COVID-19: Davido tests negative again

COVID-19: JAMB donates three ventilators to Abuja 

[BREAKING] Coronavirus: American evacuated after testing positive in Lagos

Edinburgh arts festival cancelled due to coronavirus

Coronavirus: Osun now third state with highest cases in Nigeria

Syria war records lowest monthly death toll in 9 years

Belgium defender Meunier keen to prolong PSG stay

Lagos, Ogun, FCT may lose N1.6tn to lockdown – Investigation

World faces food crisis in wake of coronavirus – UN, WTO

Zamfara cleric chains 56 persons at illegal centre, arrested

COVID-19: Taraba closes markets, bans public gathering

Covid-19: Putin working remotely after meeting infected doctor

Iran floods leave 21 dead

Covid-19: China reports 1,300 asymptomatic virus cases after public concern

COVID-19: Ikeja Electric suspends disconnection of electricity during lockdown

COVID-19 lockdown: Ikeja Electric suspends disconnection for non-paying customers

BREAKING: Nigeria records 12 new COVID-19 cases, total now 151

COVID-19: 11-year-old Indonesian girl dies after contracting virus

Gunmen murder three persons in Plateau midnight attack

Spain death toll hits 9,053 as COVID-19 cases pass 100,000

MTN considers Nigerian stake sale

COVID-19: Police harassing us on way to hospitals, health workers allege

Villager fakes death to avoid COVID-19 lockdown

China lockdown blocked 700,000 COVID-19 cases – Research

#AprilFoolDay: Don’t add panic to global pains, COVID-19 volunteers warn Nigerians

Beijing 2022 Olympics face ‘special situation’ after Tokyo delay

Europe COVID-19 death toll tops 30,000

Novel coronavirus update

Juve may sell Ronaldo

Daughter of Ogun UK-returnee tests positive

We’re suspending business in Lagos, Abuja –Sex workers

I’ve anti-coronavirus plants in my garden –Anambra female herbalist

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

NERC suspends electricity tariff increase

Ajumouh: The left-footed 10-year-old diamond

‘Makinde didn’t contract COVID-19 at Ibadan PDP rally’

Work from home, union orders railway workers

Nwosu died of lung infection – Feyisetan

EPL’s best and worst transfers of January 2020

How Drogba stopped civil war in Ivory Coast

Hoodlums kill two, burgle shops in Oyo

Kaduna shuts school over nine-year-old pupil’s defilement

Ensure abducted Chinese’s release, Umahi tells LG boss, MACABAN

Lockdown: Police disperse Lagos youths playing football

Rainstorm destroys Radio Bayelsa mast

Gombe revenue service uncovers fake receipt syndicate

Travel agent jailed 10 years for N1.8m fraud

Olakpe’s death, big loss to LASTMA — GM

Confusion as soldiers, police enforce Rivers curfew

Bauchi begins 14-day lockdown today

Police quiz Plateau cleric for violating gathering restrictions

Army orders tailors to produce masks for soldiers

Why C’River denied 35 Americans entry –Ayade’s aide

Why we embarked on strike during coronavirus crisis – ASUU

Ekiti COVID-19 patient recovers, discharged

UN partners Borno, Yobe, Adamawa to protect IDP camps

Kaduna CAN distributes foodstuff to underprivileged members

Anambra spends N1bn on protective materials

Travellers lament as Lagos, Abuja lockdown begins

FG plans 1,500 tests daily, Oyo, Edo decry kit shortage

Army redeploys anti-B’Haram war commander, 12 generals in shakeup

Stop feeding children with sanitisers, Ogun warns parents

Reps to donate March, April salaries to fight COVID-19

Buhari, resolve electricity privatisation crisis

Coronavirus as Nigeria’s reset button

Obasanjo, ex-African leaders demand action against COVID-19 spread

BREAKING: FG reduces petrol price to N123.5 per litre

When politicians pressurise judges to give conflicting orders

UK, France record 880 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours

Saudi urges Muslims to defer hajj plans over coronavirus

COVID-19: No increase in electricity tariff now, says minister

VIDEO: Men with machete, charms arrested during Lagos lockdown

BREAKING: Nigeria’s coronavirus cases rise to 139 as Lagos, Abuja record new infections

COVID-19: Oyedepo donates ambulances, test kits, others to Lagos, Ogun

Five new things you don’t know about coronavirus

Bauchi coronavirus cases rise to three

COVID-19: EU evacuates citizens from Nigeria Apr 2

COVID-19: We’re suspending services for now – Sex workers 

COVID-19: I’m not aware of Kyari’s location in Lagos – Health commissioner

Army redeploys Boko Haram war commander, 12 generals in shakeup

COVID-19: Wash your hands as many times as you can – Buhari

Attempted jailbreak at Kaduna prison over COVID-19

Rematch: I’ll be grateful to give Wilder a bit more, says Fury

PHOTOS: Lagos, Abuja in coronavirus lockdown

COVID-19: FG meets service chiefs, reviews lockdown protocol

Russia’s top coronavirus doctor who met Putin tests positive

Coronavirus: Ekiti index case recovers, discharged

BREAKING: Bauchi declares lockdown over COVID-19

Coronavirus: ICPC to prosecute health workers who divert funds

IGP, 11 other officers test negative for COVID-19

Mauritania records first coronavirus death

Emre Can handed two-match ban over Neymar clash

Reps donate March, April salaries to fight against COVID-19

Lagos lockdown: We don’t know how to survive without working for two weeks – Residents

Sierra Leone records first coronavirus case

COVID-19: We isolate new prisoners before they mix with others – NCS

Messi announces Barca players will take 70 per cent pay-cut

Tottenham cut non-playing staff wages by 20 percent

COVID-19: Restriction order backed by extant laws, says Osinbajo

Osun man arrested for exchanging PVC for relief materials

COVID-19 survivor urges Nigerians to stop stigmatisation

Coronavirus: Eagles stars queried for failing to make donations

BREAKING: Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 135

COVID-19: Benue begins contact tracing of index case

Tanzania records first death from coronavirus

12-year-old infected with coronavirus dies in Belgium

COVID-19: UK pledges £75m to evacuate citizens from Nigeria, others

COVID-19: Oyo discharges index case  — Official

Nigerian student dies of coronavirus weeks before graduation

Joshua, Ruiz set for trilogy, says Hearn

Nigeria’s economy fragile before COVID-19 pandemic –Finance minister

Rohr named amongst Bordeaux’s five greatest players

Abuja, Lagos, Ogun lockdown: Soyinka, SAN, AGF fight over legality of Buhari’s directive

Coronavirus: Eagles stars queried for falling to make donations

I was almost dropped from 2015 Eaglets – Osimhen

Monday, March 30, 2020

JAMB hands 195 UTME candidates to police for trial

Naira plunges further, dollar sells for N412

CBN suspends cheques clearing instruments indefinitely

Mental health challenges associated with covid-19 pandemic

Four killed during cultists, hoodlums’ clashes in Lagos

NDLEA arrests two for dealing in hard drugs

Bandits kill police inspector, pastor, one other in Ogun

Two fun seekers drown in Ekiti

Two Chinese kidnapped in Ebonyi

COVID-19: Masquerader arrested for defying order, threatening cops

Police nab lady for killing lover in Imo

Report says Nigeria’s smartphones attracting mobile money investments

Useful tips on WASSCE and UTME English (4)

Troops kill Boko Haram leader, Usamah, others in Borno

Husbands kick, wives rejoice at stay-at-home order

NGF adopts teleconferencing for govs’ meetings

Sultan knocks Islamic clerics for misleading Muslim followers

Panic as one tests negative in Delta community

NAFDAC orders emergency chloroquine production

Oil price plunges to $22, lowest in 18 years

Petrol queues surface in Abuja, NNPC decries panic buying

Electricity tariff to increase on Wednesday

Close all mining operations immediately, MAN orders miners

COVID-19: We don’t know how long this will last –FG

Submit yourselves to test, Elumelu tells Gbajabiamila, others

Curfew violation: Kaduna Imams arraigned, granted bail

Wike declares curfew on Rivers

Price hike: Abuja pharmacies, owners face criminal charges

Diri okays distribution of foodstuffs in Bayelsa

165 Kaduna curfew violators arrested, 205 vehicles impounded

APC insists on total lockdown in Oyo

COVID-19: FRSC shuts down driver’s database centres

Financial sector to render skeletal services – Ahmed, Emefiele

Plateau to get test centre, says Lalong

Commercial activities paralysed in Imo

Abiodun tests negative, shifts Ogun lockdown to Friday

Police extort motorists to cross Delta boundary

Gombe loses N800m to oil price crash –NLC

37 quarantined in Ebonyi

Buhari signs COVID-19 Regulations 2020

Power supply worsens as gas shortage stalls 4,156.5MW

Coronavirunomics: How the financial world is shaping up

Lockdown: Customers make last-minute withdrawals, banks overwhelmed

Religion moves the North, politics moves the West, ethnicity moves the East

COVID-19: Roll out a coordinated stimulus now

C’River turns back 35 US oil workers, demands thorough screening

Nigeria’s mobile internet speed below global average — Study

ASUU strike: Beyond IPPIS (1)

Start-up wins RCCG’s $5,000 tech problem-solving prize

StarTimes unveils self-evaluation system for COVID-19

BREAKING: Buhari signs COVID-19 regulations to enforce lockdown in Lagos, others

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