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Here are the major headlines for Tuesday, May 5, 2020

The Nation

  • Ex-CBN Director tasks FG on $311m Abacha loot 
  • Seven escape death as trucks collide in Anambra bridge 
  • COVID-19: Navy suspends training of new recruits 
  • Trucks smuggling 92 persons intercepted in Lagos, Kwara 
  • ‘Fleeing’ woman threatens to sue Edo govt  10:30 AM
  • Runaway COVID 19 patient from Delta arrested in Enugu 
  • BREAKING: Benue records new COVID-19 case 
  • Taraba fleeing patient caught 
  • Tambuwal seeks Buhari’s, PTF’s help 
  • Anambra community intercepts 1,500 vehicles 
  • ‘Ibeju-Lekki youths didn’t protest lockdown’ 
  • Ekiti, Kaduna to motorists: comply or lose your vehicles 
  • Weeping ex-convict gets 30 months jail in Osun 
  • 101 drivers prosecuted for breaching border closure in Zamfara 
  • Lagos’ first virtual court sentences killer driver to death
  • Man stabbed to death over face mask in Onitsha 
  • Thugs attack Onitsha traders 
  • Troops kill 134 insurgents in two days 
  • Onyeama donates medical tools in Enugu
  • Return to lockdown likely, Fed Govt warns Nigerians 
  • COVID-19: Kaduna loses N6bn IGR in six weeks 
  • ‘72 COVID-19 patients under treatment in Kaduna’ 
  • Nigeria receives $311m Abacha assets from U.S., Jersey 
  • NDDC’s forensic audit excites APC coalition 
  • Wanted: transparent judges appointment process
  • NDDC: Akpabio, IMC get kudos 
  • ‘Avert post-COVID-19 food shortage’ 
  • JAMB remits N7b to Fed Govt 
  • LASEPA takes COVID-19 campaign to grassroots 
  • Lockdown, other measures still in force, says Enugu govt 
  • ‘I didn’t launder money through contract scam’ 
  • Alleged N715m fraud: Ex-Minister Turaki granted bail
  • Senate scrutinises Conditional Cash Transfer register
  • Ooni’s motorised fumigator cause stir



  • Yar’Adua stands out among Nigeria’s presidents – Jonathan
  • COVID-19: Enugu arrests patient who fled Delta isolation centre
  • Six killed as plane carrying medical supplies crashes in Somalia
  • COVID-19: Katsina shuts down Emir of Daura’s palace
  • UPDATED: Lagos, Borno, Kano top as Nigeria’s COVID-19 deaths hit 93
  • Africa has been shoved out of COVID-19 diagnostics market —CDC boss
  • COVID-19: Akeredolu offers permanent jobs to volunteers
  • Driver sentenced to death for killing employer’s mother
  • Man making face masks stabs co-tailor to death
  • Explain role in alleged N33bn NEMA fraud, PDP tells Osinbajo
  • Gunmen kill seven in fresh Plateau attacks
  • Why you need not start ‘coronavirus’ with a capital letter
  • Speaker threatens Sowore with N1bn libel suit
  • I want to beat Fury – Joshua
  • Soldier’s wife from Katsina tests positive in Ekiti
  • Driver sentenced to death for killing employer’s mother
  • Man making face masks stabs co-tailor to death
  • COVID-19 fears: Hospitals rejected electrocuted dancer, says Peters
  • Sick Ondo policewoman refuses COVID-19 test
  • 60 Lagos-bound men intercepted in truck conveying cows
  • Security guard kills Anambra man over face mask
  • We’ll help police fish out student’s killers – UNIPORT
  • Gunmen kill Delta motor park revenue collector
  • Kidnappers free Ekiti commissioner
  • Serie A: Ronaldo returns to Italy, Matuidi, Higuain expected
  • Ex-Eagles, Onigbinde celebrate Yekini eight years after demise




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