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Updates: Newspaper headlines for 20th of July, 2020

SOME NIGERIAN NEWSPAPER HEADLINES, 20/07/2020


Punch

Lockdown, physical distancing almost shut down economy – FG


Buhari extends NSCDC CG’s tenure by six months


Reps to grill Akpabio, NDDC MD today over allegations


FG, states, LGs’ borrowing from banks hits N954.27bn


Arotile: Police to take over case, may charge suspects with manslaughter


789 dead as Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 36,663


National Assembly vehicles: Contractors petition Buhari, demand N875m, threaten suit


Foreign affairs minister, Onyeama, tests positive for COVID-19


Magu: Prepare for surprises, Presidency tells Nigerians


AMCON develops strategies to recover N5tn debt


Investment commitment dipped by $10.9bn in H1 – NIPC


Intrigues, last-minute alignment as 11 aspirants contest Ondo APC governorship ticket today


Benue owes retirees about N40bn, says Ortom


Ogun replaces striking isolation centre doctors with volunteers


Kaduna orders civil servants to resume today, restricts visitors


Ekiti begins arrest, prosecution of face mask violators today


Rising COVID-19 cases won’t stop Rivers school projects – Govt


Military grenade killed Katsina explosion victims – Police


Three Fulani teenagers arrested for Ogun highway robbery


Four highway kidnappers gunned down in Kogi


Policewoman, daughter, four others kidnapped in Kaduna community


32-year-old man commits suicide in Lagos


Ondo woman conspires with lover to kill ex-boyfriend


Eti-Osa isolation centre set for closure


COVID-19: Lagos conducts 54,570 tests, says 24% positive


(www.punchng.com)


The Nation

Buhari is in control, says Presidency


Madagascar herb can’t treat COVID-19, says Fed Govt agency 


Protest against face-mask in London  


AMCON to transfer N5tr debt to taxpayers, says Kuru  


Three men arraigned for ‘diverting’ N8.85m noodles 


Troops kill eight Boko Haram leaders, 17 bandits in Borno, Katsina 


JAMB admission to begin August 21


CBN releases N16b for Anchor Borrowers’ Programme 


BOFIA Amendment: Licensing, supervision of banks divide CBN, NDIC  


Banks limit debit card spending abroad 


Demand for Nigeria’s LNG surges 


Julius Berger will deliver Second Niger Bridge, others on schedule, says MD 


AXA Mansard offers free motor cover


OpenFees to Fed Govt: If elections can hold, students can take exams  


Olorunyomi’s award reward for people-centred journalism, says Tinubu 


Suspected rapists kill teen in Niger 


Support war against banditry, Masari tells APC 


Fintiri urges prayers to end insecurity, COVID-19  


Kano to repair Shimar Bridge with N490m  


Fed Govt 774,000 job: Osun panel alerts to fake NDE website


NLC issues ultimatum to Niger govt over salary 


Lagos conducts over 54,000 COVID-19 sample tests  


#BBNaija ‘lockdown’ kicks off as 20 housemates fight for N85m


(www.thenationonlineng.net)


Vanguard

No foul play in Tolulope Arotile’s death — NAF


Health, education, others in limbo as debt stock hits N30trn in H1’20


FG, Others Share N651.184bn for June 2020


CSCS COMMITS N100M TO WAR AGAINST COVID-19 


RWANDAN CHURCHES REOPEN WITH CAUTION OVER COVID-19 PANDEMIC 


Full deregulation of oil & gas sector will force down PMS price – PPPRA


Farmers applaud CBN over ban on maize importation


Abacha frustrated Izuogu’s Z-600 car project — MASSOB


UMUCHINEMERE DISBURSES N519M LOANS IN 6MTHS 


Arotile’s death: Least we expect is investigation, independent autopsy ― Adegboruwa


LAPO MFB BOND OVERSUBSCRIBED BY N200M 


WELLCOME SET TO RELEASE SHORTLIST FOR 2020 PHOTOGRAPHY PRIZE 


PDP denies damaging Ize-Iyamu’s campaign billboards


We must return Edo to APC for sustainable development — Oshiomhole


UGWUANYI APPROVES N24.6M BURSARY FOR 246 ENUGU LAW SCHOOL STUDENTS 


Ortom says will do everything possible to address pension issues in Benue


Gunmen abduct Kano lawmaker’s 17-year-old daughter


Civil Society groups call on FG to protect Gbemudu over Boko Haram death threat 


(www.vanguardngr.com)


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SUN


COVID-19: FG records 65% decline in revenue, says Finance Minister

Non-conventional vessels: NIMASA to take tougher action against uncertified boat skippers

Kogi indegenes, Northern professionals in Edo rally support for Ize-Iyamu

PDP condemns destruction of APC campaign billboards, posters

Oshiomhole apologises to Edo people for bringing Obaseki

Ogeimwonyi collapses structure, declares support for Ize-Iyamu

Igbo women in Edo declare support for Obaseki

Why we offered Obaseki ticket –PDP

Obaseki commissions Edo IPP today

Deregulation’ll stimulate economic growth, says PPPRA

bandits kill 16 soldiers in Katsina

Troops kill 21, capture 17 bandits in Zamfara 

Troops kill Boko Haram’s Imam, 4 top commanders, recover weapons in Borno

Gunmen abduct policewoman, daughter, 4 others in Kaduna

Berom youths condemn killings in Zamfara, Kaduna, others

Pirates kidnap 15 seafarers from product tanker in Gulf of Guinea

Itakpe/Warri rail line begins operations soon, says Amaechi

Igbo women in Edo declare support for Obaseki

COVID-19: FG records 65% decline in revenue, says Finance Minister

Obaseki commissions Edo IPP today


DAILY TRUST


 Vehicles spend months in queue as Apapa congestion persists

NAF reveals driver of car that hit late Arotile

We are not all thieves!

 In praise of the new labour unity

 NDDC and campaign of calumny against NASS

Police arrest alleged mastermind of Abule-Ado explosion

FG records 65% deficit in oil revenue projections — Ahmed

1m register for Tinubu 2023 project

Police arrest alleged mastermind of Abule-Ado explosion

Air Force rules Tolulope death an accident

No evidence Madagascar herb cures COVID-19-NIPRID

Air Force rules Tolulope death an accident

COVID-19: 305 recover as NCDC confirms 653 new cases

Vehicles spend months in queue as Apapa congestion persists

NAF reveals driver of car that hit late Arotile

Deregulation will force down PMS price – PPPRA

FG, States, LGAs shared N3.815trn in 180 days

Investors lose N9.8bn on equities

3 suspected teenage robbers held in Ogun

5 persons arrested over attack on traders, workers

Court fixes Sept 22 for maid’s trial over attempted murder


GUARDIAN

N64b e-waste poses health risks for Nigerians, others

Rift among South East senators over multi-billion SUVs deepens

Brilliant Chelsea thrash Man United, set up FA Cup final against Arsenal

JAMB warns tertiary institutions against charging over N2000 for post-UTME screening

N64b e-waste poses health risks for Nigerians, others

Ekiti to begin enforcement of face masks today, sets up special offences court

‘Nigerians’ carefree attitude responsible for rising cases of coronavirus’

Minister, others proffer solutions to economic recovery

Ondo deputy governor, group in war of words over ‘bribery’ of delegates

Man dies after crashing into Hitech barrier on Lagos airport road

Host communities seek sack, prosecution of corrupt NDDC officials, others

‘No evidence Madagascar drug can cure COVID-19’ 

Minister, others proffer solutions to economic recovery

JAMB warns tertiary institutions against charging over N2000 for post-UTME screening

Marketers import 536,000 metric tonnes of fuel in four months

Julius Berger assures FG on Lagos-Sagamu road, 2nd Niger Bridge

Experts offer path to attainment of SDGs by 2030

Group seeks review of ‘lopsided’ federal appointments

Ighodalo Foundation to support 40 couples with IVF in memory of Ibidunni

Expert tasks FG on growing insecurity, poverty, others

Groups demand protection for businessman allegedly targeted by Boko Haram 


PUNCH


32-year-old man commits suicide in Lagos

Ondo woman conspires with lover to kill ex-boyfriend

Eti-Osa isolation centre set for closure

Arotile: Police to take over case, may charge suspect with manslaughter

Hoodlums arrested after robbing Anambra businessman of dollars, Euro

FG, states, LGs’ borrowing from banks hits N954.27bn

Lockdown, physical distancing almost shut down economy – FG

Usman gets six-month medical ban

Aviation: Experts tie poor ticketing to economic downturn

AMCON develops strategies to recover N5tn debt

FG, states, LGs share N651.18bn for June

Three Fulani teenagers arrested for Ogun highway robbery

Investment commitment dipped by $10.9bn in H1 – NIPC

Delta prince arrested over alleged murder

Intrigues, last-minute alignment as 11 aspirants contest Ondo APC governorship ticket today

 Hoodlums arrested after robbing Anambra businessman of dollars, Euro

Intrigues, last-minute alignment as 11 aspirants contest Ondo APC governorship ticket today

National Assembly vehicles: Contractors petition Buhari, demand N875m, threaten suit

 32-year-old man commits suicide in Lagos

Ondo woman conspires with lover to kill ex-boyfriend


THE NATION


Buhari is in control, says Presidency 

Three held in Ogun for highway robbery  

Three men arraigned for ‘diverting’ N8.85m noodles 

Suspected rapists kill teen in Niger 

Support war against banditry, Masari tells APC 

NSCDC corrects tenure extension story 

Don urges journalists to use data in reporting 

Buni seeks more women in politics 

NDDC: Group demands prosecution of accused officials 

Fintiri urges prayers to end insecurity, COVID-19 

‘Fraud in NDDC reflects government’s character’ 

Grazing reserve: Niger seeks herders’ cooperation 

NLC issues ultimatum to Niger govt over salary 

Kano to repair Shimar Bridge with N490m 

BOFIA Amendment: Licensing, supervision of banks divide CBN, NDIC 

Support war against banditry, Masari tells APC 

NSCDC corrects tenure extension story 

Don urges journalists to use data in reporting 

Buni seeks more women in politics 

NDDC: Group demands prosecution of accused officials 

Fintiri urges prayers to end insecurity, COVID-19 

‘Fraud in NDDC reflects government’s character’ 

Grazing reserve: Niger seeks herders’ cooperation 

NLC issues ultimatum to Niger govt over salary 

Kano to repair Shimar Bridge with N490m

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