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Latest news this afternoon (Thursday, May 7, 2020)

Punch

  • US singer Madonna tests positive for COVID-19
  • Lockdowns will lead to 6.3m TB cases, 1.4m deaths by 2025 —Report
  • The atheist vs. the ‘religion of peace’
  • Headmistress leases school premises to block moulder – Oyo
  • FG, states’ll feed schoolchildren at home, minister insists
  • NNPC reduces petrol depot price to N108
  • US military loses second drone in Niger Republic
  • Emefiele should enforce BVN rule
  • 80-year-old Lesotho PM to step down, says he’s “no longer energetic”
  • [BREAKING] COVID-19: Stop blaming us, China slams US
  • Nigerians demand justice for innocent man remanded for six years
  • COVID-19: 10-year-old boy flees after testing positive in Oyo
  • Heartland, IfeanyiUbah, Sunshine owe players three months salaries
  • 40 Lagos-bound travellers from Kano intercepted at Niger
  • Athletes grumble over exclusion from ministry’s N50,000 palliative
  • Katsina problem is banditry not COVID-19 – Masari
  • Headmistress leases school premises to block moulder – Oyo
  • Nigerians demand justice for innocent man remanded for six years
  • 40 Lagos-bound travellers from Kano intercepted at Niger
  • Trigger-happy policeman shoots web designer for driver’s error
  • Car crushes man making video call to girlfriend
  • Man arraigned for assaulting policewoman enforcing lockdown
  • Don’t let my son’s killers escape justice, says murdered victim’s father
  • Fasoranti daughter’s killer fails escape bid from isolation centre
  • 41 suspected robbers, kidnappers, cultists paraded in Cross River
  • NCDC bill violates UNESCO Declaration — Investigation
  • Prioritise workers’ safety, CMD urges employers
  • CDC boss laments COVID-19 low testing rate in Africa
  • Heartland, IfeanyiUbah, Sunshine owe players three months salaries
  • Athletes grumble over exclusion from ministry’s N50,000 palliative
  • Orosanye Report will stop govt interference in football – Stakeholders
  • Taraba dep gov, Fayose behind Ekiti PDP crisis – Olujimi
  • Afenifere urges Senate to reject Taraba FCC nominee
  • You lied against Osinbajo, BMO tell PDP
  • Buhari, Jonathan, remember late ex-President Yar’Adua
  • APC, Adeyemi close case in Melaye’s petition
  • PDP, APC senators join Obaseki to battle COVID-19

(www.punchng.com)

The Nation

  • Nobody died of coronavirus in Yobe – Gov Buni 
  • We need NNPC letter to comply with new pump price – Marketers
  • BREAKING: Sacked Kano Commissioner tests positive for COVID-19
  • BREAKING: Bundesliga returns May 16 
  • One killed, nine kidnapped in Niger bandit attack 
  • Police nab 23 kidnap suspects for allegedly terrorising three Adamawa LGAs 
  • BREAKING: Kidnapped Abia radio presenter regains freedom 
  • Why we killed three Rivers undergraduates, by suspects 
  • Troops kill 343 terrorists, 153 bandits 
  • COVID-19: Oyo records eight more cases 
  • Delta govt. seeks collective involvement in providing quality education
  • NCDC records 195 new cases of COVID-19, total infections now 3145 
  • Verbal autopsy in Jigawa after strange deaths
  • Patients flee from isolation centres in Oyo, Niger, Bauchi 
  • Four doctors, 18 nurses, others test positive in Bauchi, Kano 
  • Why Obio/Akpor, PH are locked down, by Wike 
  • 256 Nigerians return from UAE 
  • Forces behind Niger Delta’s underdevelopment 
  • Keep my son in prison, man begs Osun police   
  • Parents groan as Lagos schools set fees for online classes
  • Gloomy outlook for states as Federation Account falls
  • Any place for the Almajiri? 
  • Do we need loans in Edo?
  • Aluta continua: Battle against the COVID-19 continues 
  • DCO’s persistent cough causes panic in Anambra police division
  • Kano and leadership predicament 
  • Can Oni regain Ekiti PDP structure? 
  • Widow loses N47,000 to one-chance operators 
  • Edo screens, takes samples of over 100 passengers 
  • Why I donated my allowance to COVID-19 fund, by corps member 
  • Buhari to Reps: COVID-19 makes external borrowing unattractive 
  • Buhari appoints ex-IGP Abba, seven others into Police Trust Fund board 
  • 427 violators arrested in Anambra, Kaduna, Delta 
  • 700 returnees to Ebonyi in isolation
  • Highlife legend Olaiya for burial Thursday

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

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