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Here are the major headlines for Sunday, May 17, 2020

The Nation

  • Nollywood movie, The Delivery Boy becomes second most streamed on Netflix 
  • Spinal cord injury patient prays for death on sick bed 
  • Sierra Leone appoints Nigerian as head of COVID-19 task force
  • Waster syndrome 
  • Obi, Anambra PDP to build COVID-19 testing lab 
  • COVID-19: Buhari receives Madagascar cure sample 
  • COVID-19: It’s now 5,621 cases in Nigeria 
  • Galadima: Why Abacha stashed billions of dollars 
  • How I blew N38.8b security votes in eight years, by Ex-Governor Orji
  • Ekiti PDP: Who will reconcile Fayose, Olujimi? 
  • Ondo/Edo Polls: Hurdles before INEC  4:20 AM
  • Embassy officials stall evacuation of Nigerians from Canada
  • Girls, premarital sex can massacre your destiny!
  • Tammy Abraham: Jollof rice, my favourite meal in lockdown 
  • Shina Phillips: World will emerge stronger after COVID-19 
  • COVID-19 offers opportunity to grow local economy – Onu 
  • Victor Moses: I fell in love with Milan first day 
  • Allwell Ademola: Journey to fame wasn’t easy 
  • ‘Eating healthy can increase chances of surviving COVID-19’ 
  • Snapsong 102 (COVID Captives) 
  • My life as teacher, soldier, preacher, by 106-year-old Nigerian (II) 
  • The holocaust and the power of memories 
  • ‘Pandemic offers fresh business opportunities’
  • Smelling a rat 
  • Beginning to reimagine capitalism after the pandemic – an outline 
  • Businesses to watch in post Covid-19 era 
  • Nigeria’s Almajiri crisis 
  • How long does the earth have to live, do you know? 
  • African leaders fear devastating impact of COVID-19
  • Media and post COVID-19 realities 
  • On Justice Oluwa 
  • At last, a replacement chief of staff
  • Waves and waves of Northerners coming South despite ban on interstate travel: What is a presidential order now worth? 
  • COVID-19: NAFDAC gives palliatives to MSMEs 
  • Police, vigilantes kill 9 bandits in Niger 
  • We’re implementing new VAT rate, not raising prices – MultiChoice
  • COVID-19: Hasty reopening of churches, mosques
  • PTA threatens to reject home feeding programme
  • PDP should wake up from slumber 
  • Gambari’s wealth of experience an asset, says Olofa
  • The battle for the soul of NDDC 
  • Ngige to aspirants: Don’t drag me into Anambra guber polls
  • Worthy matriarchs 
  • Two NDLEA officers feared dead as gunmen abduct woman in Imo 
  • Police arrest two NDDC employees for stealing commission’s sensitive documents
  • FoodCo extends palliatives to less privileged 
  • Group donates equipment, drugs worth N80m to Lagos 
  • Rwanda’s most-wanted genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga arrested in France 
  • Stanbic IBTC advices on looming recession 
  • The Many Consorts of Comrade Li 
  • BREAKING: COVID-19 cases in Nigeria rise to 5621 
  • PDP suspends Dogara, Sen. Hunkuyi, five others 
  • Morgues decongestion: ‘How two-week ultimatum scuttled our burial plans’ 
  • Ize-Iyamu, Oshiomhole verbal war in 2016 normal during political campaigns – Edo APC leaders 
  • Guinness, Muslim News distribute free drinks for Iftar
  • Covid-19: The North and almajirai factor 
  • FG not happy asking returnees to pay for isolation accommodation, feeding — PTF
  • Who is in charge in Oyo: GSM or GAC? 
  • FG blames high death rate on COVID-19 fears 
  • Must all kids look like their parents?



  • BREAKING: Lagos mob sets vehicle ablaze for crushing Okada rider
  • Youtube to the rescue
  • FG refineries suffer N19bn loss in two months
  • Pension fund operators invest N47.32bn in infrastructure
  • UN agencies to develop health facilities for Nigeria, others
  • Deploying technology to fight COVID-19 in Africa
  • Work from home: IT seeks changes in laws
  • Auto repair during COVID-19
  • My passes started and ended Eagles’ ’94 AFCON triumph – Oliseh
  • Integrity is everything to me — Makinwa
  • My interaction with clients makes me different — Adebayo
  • Dele Momodu defies coronavirus, hosts virtual party
  • COVID-19: Madagascar drug to get quick lab analysis, says NAFDAC
  • Unemployment drove me into politics— Rotimi Amaechi
  • COVID-19 has exposed pastors who give false prophecies, perform fake miracles –Chukwuma, Anglican bishop of Enugu Diocese
  • Gunmen kill UNIJOS lecturer, kidnap daughter, demand N10m ransom
  • There’s a power trying to control my life –Pastor who allegedly defiled five minors in Edo
  • Suspected Fulani herdsmen kidnap Enugu woman
  • Police hunt for killers of General Opaleye’s son
  • NAPTIP laments rise in rape, domestic abuse during lockdown
  • Truck driver drowns in Osun River
  • We killed nine bandits, recovered 150 cows in Niger –Police
  • Bandits kill three persons, nine cows in Kogi
  • Four construction workers kidnapped in Niger
  • Using ogogoro as hand sanitiser ineffective against COVID-19 —Experts
  • For Makoko women, surviving childbirth is a game of chance
  • My passes started and ended Eagles’ ’94 AFCON triumph – Oliseh
  • UPDATED: Dortmund thrash Schalke 4-0 on Bundesliga’s return
  • Dortmund’s Haaland grabs first post-lockdown goal in Bundesliga
  • How I faced investigative panel during 8th Assembly –Desmond Elliott, lawmaker
  • Nigeria too large for its conservative methods against COVID-19 – Ohuabunwa, PSN President
  • Nigeria can no longer afford presidential system of government –Aganga
  • PDP fixes June 23, 24 for Edo governorship primaries
  • Crises rock Kaduna, Plateau PDP, Senator Hunkuyi, 14 others suspended
  • As state congresses ignite fresh crises in PDP




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