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Here are the major headlines for Saturday, March 28, 2020


  • I warned my wife against adultery, she didn’t listen – Man who killed suspected partner’s lover with scissors
  • Uncle kills seven-year-old twins for rituals in Delta, flees
  • Coronavirus: Military recalls retired doctors, nurses
  • US lab unveils 5-minute COVID-19 test
  • Gombe has less than three functional ventilators for coronavirus –Dr Zewaya, state NMA chairman
  • Why we opposed plan to bury 100 unclaimed corpses in our town –Ondo residents
  • I was seduced by my 14-year old pupil – Azunere, 23-year-old suspected rapist
  • Coronavirus: Lagos nears total lockdown, fears cases may hit 39,000
  • For how long can you stay off sex?
  • Coronavirus: NMA, CMA react as US woos Nigerian doctors, others
  • At 15, Babangida was world’s best player– Arteta
  • FG to grant amnesty to inmates, amends constitution
  • Coronavirus: Worshippers desert mosques in Lagos, FCT, Katsina, others
  • Davido’s fiancée, Chioma, tests positive for COVID-19
  • Lagos, Rivers, six others to use force to compel partial lockdown …as soldiers, airforce men, naval officers, police begin patrol
  • I was seduced by my 14-year old pupil – Azunere, 23-year-old suspected rapist
  • COVID-19: Lagos task force destroys goods of traders defying ban
  • Two suspected thieves burnt to death in Plateau
  • 23 passengers from Niger abducted on way to Katsina
  • Lagos explosion: Late Bethlehem Girls’ College proprietor buried in Edo
  • Panic as police order officers, families to vacate barracks
  • Appeal court upholds conviction of woman over husband’s killing
  • AC Milan eye Osimhen as Ibrahimovic replacement
  • FG approves stadiums, NYSC camps as isolation centres
  • National tragedies and Buhari’s not so golden silence
  • Supreme Court dismisses APC application, affirms Matawalle as Zamfara gov
  • COVID-19: Ondo postpones LG poll indefinitely
  • Reps take delivery of exotic cars, begin distribution
  • El-Rufai orders total lockdown as residents shun preventive directives
  • BMO attacks PDP, says governance structure intact


The Nation

  • Abia denies Coronavirus case in Aba 
  • Kwara, Edo plan palliative measures for vulnerable citizens
  • Why do women hide their real age? 
  • Getting creative within the rules 
  • Pirates have taken over YouTube – Yoruba movie star Mistura Asunramu
  • Charles Awurum: I was mad seeing Bobrisky in a Nollywood movie 
  • Fireboy opens up on how his dad was disappointed for choosing music 
  • Etim Effiong: I’ve never begged for a role as an actor 
  • ‘I know a good, tough fight when I see one, and we have one on our hands now’ 
  • COVID-19: ‘We are good’ – Juventus star Paulo Dybala gives update to fans
  • Behold celebs who were born rich 
  • Niger IDPs: we’re home sick 
  • The big lesson from COVID-19 — Consultant surgeon, Lagos General Hospital 
  • British PM, Health Secretary test positive for COVID-19 
  • How my encounter with Nigerian clergymen changed my life story — Israeli tourism expert 
  • COVID-19: Lagos projects 39,000 cases 
  • COVID-19: Jubilation in Ekiti as Fayemi tests negative 
  • Oyo governor as GSM without network 
  • Makinde imposes curfew as Oyo records new COVID-19 cases 
  • Coronavirus and speculations on paradigm shifts 
  • Nigeria cases jump to 81 as NCDC confirms 11 new cases 
  • Senators sneak into private hospitals for COVID-19 tests 
  • Reps stir outrage with acquisition of exotic cars 
  • Hidden threats of coronavirus outbreak 
  • NNPC, upstream operators earmark N11b to combat COVID-19 
  • Anambra policeman, wife die in auto crash 
  • COVID-19: MC Oluomo distributes foodstuff to drivers, passengers 
  • COVID-19: UK plans to evacuate Britons in Nigeria




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