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Here are the major headlines for Wednesday, May 6, 2020


  • Coronavirus kills Kano doctor, 33 infected
  • Ibadan chieftaincy system should be retained, says don
  • Buhari eulogises late ex-Sokoto gov Nadama
  • 1.1 million N’East children vulnerable to coronavirus –UNICEF
  • COVID-19 war would’ve been tougher without Abacha loot –Presidency
  • APC, Adeyemi close case in Melaye’s petition
  • You lied against Osinbajo, BMO tell PDP
  • Buhari, Jonathan, remember late ex-President Yar’Adua
  • Navy suspends training of new recruits
  • Why some states don’t need COVID-19 labs — NCDC
  • Obaseki hails midwives for sacrifice, resilience
  • Senate awaiting details of Buhari’s N850bn domestic loan request
  • FCT judiciary begins virtual proceedings
  • Enforce hotels, beer parlours’ closure, Wike orders monarchs
  • Anambra community opposes petition against Buhari’s FCC nominee
  • 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
  • Osimhen rules out Serie A move
  • I’m in love with Senegalese jollof rice –Lukaku
  • Olympics qualification: I’m a living testimony, says Oshonaike


The Nation

  • The coronavirus diaries (6) 
  • Covid-19: Nigeria under tested and it’s dangerous 
  • Covid-19: Kogi State in denial 
  • Nigerian scientists invent equipment against COVID-19
  • COVID-19 battle: ‘UN will not leave any country behind’ 
  • Why Nigeria must produce despite loss on each barrel of oil 
  • The evil called outsourcing 
  • How not to cut the fat
  • Female reporters highlight challenges in the newsroom 
  • Promoting made-in-Nigeria footwear  
  • How to overcome the challenges of the age 
  • ‘Global pandemic has amplified vulnerability of creators’ 
  • MeCAM to parents: Stop exposing children 
  • Merger fever grips art community 
  • Thomas is NAICOM CEO 
  • AIICO feeds less privileged 
  • Troubled PFA, First Guarantee recovers, says PENCOM
  • Yemi Alade, Niyola search for dream partners on Twitter
  • O’Jez gives out food, face masks during lockdown 
  • Bovi: I’m going into acting full time this year  
  • Wizkid’s son gets a Bentley Stroller from mum 
  • Tunde Kelani releases ‘Palmwine Drinkard’ on stage 
  • Easing lockdown’s stress 
  • Idahosa: there will be no power shift in Edo
  • Do we need loans in Edo?
  • Former NASS deputy clerk joins Ondo governorship race 
  • Can Oni regain Ekiti PDP structure? 
  • BREAKING: Nigeria records 148 new COVID-19 cases, total now 2950 
  • How inmates of Abuja IDP camp coped with lockdown 
  • ‘Nigeria and China don’t have issues’
  • NCDC driver tests positive for COVID-19 in Nasarawa, says Sule 
  • Police arrest cult leader terrorising Ikorodu
  • Bill for National Health Emergency passes first reading in Senate
  • Nigeria’s economy to shrink by 3.4 percent – FG 
  • 10 years after Yar’adua: Buhari extols transparent qualities of late President 
  • Gunmen kidnap radio presenter in Abia
  • 19 Almajiris sneak into Ondo 
  • $311mn Abacha loot: Repatriation of funds, a sign of trust in Nigeria 




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