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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Punch

  • NITDA calls for innovation in fight against COVID-19
  • CBN’s N50bn COVID-19 fund disbursement begins Thursday
  • Does Buhari need another CoS like Kyari?
  • Two policemen killed at Atiku’s factory in Adamawa
  • I never planned renaming Imo varsity after Abba Kyari – Uzodinma
  • Court fines Ekiti pastors N.1m for lockdown violation
  • Same family members can’t get cash disbursements – FG
  • Finidi keen on Eagles’ job
  • I cried after Chelsea’s UCL defeat to United – Chukwueze
  • Immortalise Akinjide, PDP tells FG
  • COVID-19: NFF, players send messages to Nigerians
  • Inflation rate hits 23-month high at 12.26%
  • No synergy between FG, states – CLEEN Foundation
  • Quarantine Gombe visitors in NYSC camp –Assembly
  • Pathologists warn against COVID-19 community spread
  • 12 coronavirus-free states in Nigeria
  • Lagos records 59 new COVID-19 cases, total now 430
  • US state, Missouri, sues China over coronavirus
  • South Africa president unveils $26bn coronavirus relief plan
  • Lebanon legalises medical marijuana amid coronavirus
  • Over 60 coronavirus cases recorded in Morocco jail
  • Akinjide dies at 88, Buhari, Obasanjo, Jonathan, govs, others mourn
  • Ebonyi police arrest Vanguard reporter over invasion story
  • UPDATED: Nigeria records 117 new coronavirus cases, total now 782
  • Two siblings, five others die in Lagos, Ogun crashes
  • Hit-and-run driver knocks down journalist in Delta
  • Akeredolu orders probe into alleged herdsmen attack
  • Lebanese advertises Nigerian woman for sale on Facebook
  • Two arrested over cult killings in C’River
  • Pastor accuses Lagos hospital of negligence after wife’s death during childbirth
  • Gunmen assassinate Kogi vigilante group’s chairman
  • Fake test kits, inferior drugs, low-grade PPEs make winning COVID-19 war difficult —Report
  • Dump refuse here and die! Lagosians tackle infection risks with psychological warfare
  • No proof coronavirus will spread faster during rainy season — Expert
  • Suspended Ogun PDP chair not interested in peace — Kashamu
  • Ayade appoints 427 new aides
  • Oyo slashes Assembly’s allocation by 30%

(www.punchng.com)

The Nation

  • ‘He was an exceptional statesman’ 
  • PDP, Olubadan, Yoruba Council of Elders, Afenifere mourn ex-Minister 
  • North’s Yoruba Obas mourn 
  • Akinjide lived a full cycle, says Olanipekun 
  • Balogun, Ajimobi salute consumate lawyer 
  • Two die in Lagos-Ibadan road crash 
  • Police assure Lagos, Ogun of adequate security
  • Tribunal rejects Melaye’s key witness  
  • 93 escape death as fire guts building in Lagos 
  • ‘He was an exceptional statesman’ 
  • PDP, Olubadan, Yoruba Council of Elders, Afenifere mourn ex-Minister 
  • North’s Yoruba Obas mourn 
  • Akinjide lived a full cycle, says Olanipekun 
  • Balogun, Ajimobi salute consumate lawyer 
  • Obasanjo: Akinjide built bridges of love, goodwill 
  • Katsina demands testing centre 
  • Stop stigmatising victims, says survivor 
  • Pharmacist arrested for stripping woman in Delta 
  • Southsouth governors, Onu, Adesina, Soludo, pensioners mourn Kyari 
  • The coronavirus diaries (4)
  • Highbrow St Nicholas Hospital, Lagos, shut 
  • Ugwuanyi orders probe into Jigawa index case
  • Abba Kyari will linger in our minds… 
  • Lifeline for 95-year-old, others on Lagos 
  • How are the mighty fallen 
  • Bandits on Rampage in Rafi LG in Niger  
  • 95 held for lockdown violation in Kwara, Kano, Edo 
  • N187 million wonder-on-wheels Ihedioha couldn’t use 
  • ‘Brother-in-law poured me acid for refusing his advances’ 
  • Ricky Kej leads African stars for online concert 
  • Bandits killed in Niger bombardments 
  • NYSC donates sanitisers, nose masks, others to Osun govt
  • Five killed, six injured in Lagos accidents 
  • Ebuka Obi-Uchendu gets new gig as ‘counselor’ 
  • BBNaija 4 winner Mercy Eke gets reality show with lover Ike
  • Gunmen kill vigilance leader in Kogi 
  • Foundation fights illegal wildlife trade 
  • Challenges of out-of- school children 
  • How writers are coping during lockdown  1
  • Fidson Healthcare assures shareholders of sustained growth 
  • Covid-19: ‘Retirees getting pension’
  • boost service delivery 
  • Akinjide: Exit of a consummate politician 
  • COVID-19 palliatives: Ogun residents lament marginalisation
  • Racism: The Chinese I know 
  • Between Uzodimma and Ihedioha 
  • IPPIS and ASUU’s intransigence 
  • Coronavirus trauma for Nigeria’s economy 
  • Covid-19: Almajiri and northern leaders

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

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