Karifest Newspaper Review For Friday, March 27, 2020


The Sun

Reps onslaught against casualisation

Nigerians’ll not abandon Kalu ‘Yerima Shettima

Uzodimma has come to rescue Imo ‘Eze Osuagwu

APC vs PDP: Anxiety as Supreme Court rules on Zamfara judgment review motion

APC vs PDP: Anxiety as Supreme Court rules on Zamfara judgment review motion Friday

Lagos Assembly reinstates suspended lawmakers

Covid-19: Sokoto Assembly suspends plenary, legislative activities

Ndidi makes Leicester magazine cover

Nwakaeme tests negative for Coronavirus

Kidnapped Enyimba player paid N2.5m to secure release

Tokyo 2020 Olympics postponement: Kodei: Wrestlers won’t be discouraged

Taye Taiwo loses father

Bello highlights positives

Lille offers Osimhen to Milan for ‘100m

Imo athletes demand Aritola’s sack

Inter, CAF celebrate Taribo West at 46

Ighalo gets N190m per week offer to snub Man U

NAMA pensioners withdraw from NUP, form new association

Unions call for safer measures as COVID-19 cases worsen

Covid-19: Why local airlines need government’s bailout

COVID-19: FG grants Air France-KLM permission to evacuate citizens

IATA pleads with govts to ensure cargo supply lines remain open

Joshua ‘fit and healthy’ in self-isolation

Abule Ado explosion worsens Lagos housing deficit

Patronise ponzi schemes, burn your fingers ‘SEC

Estate focus: Orchid Court, GRA Ikeja

LASG, stakeholders proffer solutions to property disaster

Covid-19: Okowa shuts Delta land borders

Edo to enforce lockdown of non-essential goods’ shops

Contractor threatens to shut isolation centre over N68m debt

Wike confirms index case of coronavirus

COVID 19: Four go into self isolation in Gombe after contact with Bauchi gov

COVID-19: 6 cured in Lagos, as Ekiti, Edo, Bayelsa govs, FCT, Information ministers test negative

Coronavirus: FG goes after 4,370 suspected cases

Drama as madman settles dispute in Ekiti

COVID-19: We’re satisfied with compliance level in Lagos ‘Police

EFCC arraigns man for alleged N10m fraud

How Pantami’s behaviour threatens telecoms industry

Army shines at Expo 2020 with made-in-Nigeria equipment

More issues from coronavirus plague

Liverpool on free fall

COVID-19 pandemic and its blistering effects

Nigerians and WHO’s COVID-19 social distancing etiquette

Coronavirus: The Nigerian dream cure

Lessons from the coronavirus pandemic

Ghana planning to close Nigerian traders’ shops nationwide ‘ Nnaji, president, Nigerian Traders in Ghana

Nigeria spoils the West African party

Cameroon’s beef price jumps 3.5% driven by exports to Nigeria

Cameroon’s banana exports down by over 6,500 tons


Man steals seven cars at Redemption Camp

Buhari says measures wont affect food, medical supplies

Ajimobis reconciliation committee efforts in futility

France records 365 deaths in biggest daily rise

Wike confirms index case, orders market closure

Reps take delivery of exotic cars, begin distribution

Rivers NLC, TUC suspend three-day strike

NSCDC raises 250-man squad to enforce Bayelsa preventive order

27 cases recorded as Lassa fever ravages Kogi

Court affirms Wada unqualified for Kogi gov election

Sokoto closes inter-state routes

COVID-19: Akeredolu, Obaseki, Diri test negative

No Ondo LG poll delay despite coronavirus ODIEC

COVID-19: The recession is here (1)

School sensitises parents, pupils to privacy protection

Expert warns against improper use of nose masks, gloves

Promote STEM among secondary school pupils, don tells FG

Culture, tourism sector badly hit by coronavirus Runsewe

Chatroom debuts in style

Blues ready to offload Moses

Coronavirus: Nigeria, where attitude spreads disease

Foundation rewards winners of science quiz in Osun

NECO sends 89 workers to ICPC for certificate forgery

Media houses barred from Aso Villa

El-Rufai orders total lockdown as residents shun preventive directives

Rotary Club unveils e-learning application

NGO rewards secondary schools inventions

Traders flee as security men enforce Osun market ban

Pandemic tourism or the death of tourism

LASG creates makeshift food markets in schools

FG searches for 4,370 contacts as coronavirus cases hit 65

Billionaires list: Dangote loses $2.5bn in one month

Bauchi govs friend tests positive for coronavirus

Govt to sanction firms over audit report default

CBN suspends forex sales to BDCs over pandemic

Banking, industrial goods lead as stock market gains N15bn

SEC cautions Nigerians against patronising illegal schemes

COVID-19: Benue CAN suspends Sunday worship, weddings

Coronavirus: Well ensure food production, distribution not affected Buhari

COVID-19: Bayelsa shuts land, sea borders

Panic buying in Imo as Uzodinma shuts markets

CBN, Dangote plan N120bn COVID-19 fund, Elumelu, Rabiu donate N6bn

Air France-KLM evacuates European nationals from Nigeria

COVID-19: Operators move to avert food supply crisis

COVID-19: Adamawa issues 14-day stay-at-home order to workers

Police, hunters rescue Gombe lawmakers abducted daughters

Ministry, IBM to empower youths with digital skills

APC urges govs, VIPs, others to self-isolate

Ogun empowers poultry farmers with 54,000 broilers

This Day

COVID-19: CBN Suspends BDCs Trading for Two Weeks

Fidelity Bank Adopts Safety Measures against COVID-19

FirstBank Introduces e-Learning Tool for Students

CSCS Goes Digital as Stock Market Closes on Positive Note

Workers May Lose Jobs over Airport Closure

COVID-19: Terminal Operators Want Ports to Remain Open

BOAN Applauds Customs Reversal of Ban on Cargo Movement

COVID-19: LG Boss Wants Ships from High Risk Countries Stopped

Sirika Receives Award

Maritime Workers Close Secretariat, Postpone NEC Meeting

Hapag Lloyd Liner Makes Maiden Call at Ports & Cargo Terminal

COVID-19: Need to Rescue Nigerian Airlines

Muogho: Our Aim is to Decongest Apapa Port, Eliminate Gridlock

Air Cargo Bottlenecks May Put Lives at Risk, Says IATA

Boeing Executives to Give Up Pay

SAfrican Airways Seeks More Time for Turn Around

Retailers Groan as Airlines Ground Operations

As CBN Targets 300,000 Cotton Farmers

FBNQuest Advises Investors to Diversify Portfolios

London City Airport to Close

GLORY OGUEGBU: Mismanagement of Investment Funds Hampers Africas Energy Growth

Again, Court Insists PDP Has No Candidate in Kogi Guber Election

A Word of Caution to Governor Obaseki

COVID-19 Presents Opportunity to Demand Better Governance

Towering above Imo Governorship

Baba, This Your Baby is Sick

How COVID-19 Challenges the Responsiveness of the 9th Senate

APC Knows Fate Friday, as Supreme Court Rules in Zamfara Judgment…

Shanghai Tempt Ighalo with 400,000-a-week Deal to Return to China

CAF, Inter Milan Celebrate Taribo West at 46

Player Contracts Should be Extended Due to Covid-19, Says FIFA

Italian Football Chief Ready to End Season in August

Gatlin Says He Can Win Sprint Gold at Tokyo Olympics

Bundesliga Top Four Make 20m Euros Cash Pledge to Other Teams

Gumel Commends Decision to Postpone Tokyo 2020

Ronaldo Better than Messi, Says Pele

MultiChoice Widens Access to Sports Content as COVID-19 Disrupts Sporting Activities


Coronavirus Outbreak: Round-the-clock Updates



Lagos to fumigate entire state, Abule Ado blast sites

97-year-old man robbed of phone, ATM cards in Ogun

Lagos urges compliance with temporary closure of hotels, bars, tourism outfits

Community media tasked to take COVID-19 awareness to the grassroots

US tops world in virus cases, overtaking China and Italy

Pandemic deaths could top 1.8 million even with tough response: study

France reports 365 more coronavirus deaths, including 16-year-old

Olympic champion, Justin Rose, backs decision to delay Tokyo Games

Mixed reactions trail postponement of National Army tourney

Ibadan Golf Club shuts down, postpones captain’s farewell kitty

CAF insists 2021 AFCON will go ahead as planned

FIFA agent hails Brightville boss’ youth development programme

Infantino suggests player contracts, transfer windows be changed

Airlines hinge survival on cash bailout, loan guarantees, rebates

Financial stocks lift NSE’s market capitalisation by N15 billion

CBN, private sector form committee against COVID-19 crisis

Wema Bank supports Abule-Ado relief fund initiative

Manufacturers to sustain production, seek reliefs from government

Veterinary council to support fight against COVID-19

Traders to incur huge demurrage as markets remain shut

Air travellers prepare for 2021 restart

FG considers law to support indigenous software

NITDA identifies fake websites trying to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians

NIPOST may soon takeover stamp duty collection

FG urges MNOs to focus on underserved, unserved areas

Girls4Tech programme addresses tech skills shortage among Nigerian women

Coronavirus: Maintain social distance, please

Coronavirus tears

Home truth

An open letter to Graa Machel

Let’s hear you, Mr President

The Nigeria of my dream at 60:It is up to us, now – Part 5

On existence and non existence of witches

African experts to xray COVID-19 @ #StartupSouth:#LifeAfterCorona

CBN ex-director urges Emefiele to enforce provision of mint for customers

Employers seek buffer for businesses to avert job losses

Lagos, Abuja, Kogi mosques shut against coronavirus

We paid N2.5m to secure Enyimba, Abia Comets stars’ release

Workers may lose $3.4 trillion income to COVID-19, says ILO

Quintin is a London-based choir director whose music has been taken away from him as Covid-19 enforces social distancing

Nigeria missing as new TB treatment begins in five high-burden countries

Ventures platform, Lagos partner in fight against COVID-19

CAN suspends Sunday worship, weddings for two weeks in Benue


Refer anyone with Coronavirus to me for free treatment ‘ Bishop Sam Zuga

Lock down Oyo now, NMA tells Makinde

Nigeria’ll overcome Covid-19 ‘ Bakare

We defeated Ebola in 2014, we’ll win war against Covid-19 ‘ Jonathan

Senate President urges FG to provide relief for poor Nigerians

NMA laments absence of purpose-built isolation centres nationwide

COVID-19: Stop attending public gatherings, religious events, Buhari tells Nigerians

APAPA GRIDLOCK: Craters at Mile 2 cause nightmare for motorists, commuters

COVID-19: Lagos Assembly passes law to jail lockdown offenders

BUA’s Rabiu donates N1bn to support covid-19 response

CORONAVIRUS: Danger as cases rise to 66, more states shut borders

NMA, PSN partner to promote harmony in health sector

FRSC launches campaign against Coronavirus

A new humanity, a new world

COVID-19 ADVISORIES: How political leaders in Nigeria are complying

UPDATED: Buhari approves immediate release of N10 billion grant to Lagos State

COVID-19: Buhari approves N5bn for NCDC

Buhari advises Nigerians on coronavirus

UTME: JAMB hands 180 candidates to police over malpractices

COVID-19 and recalcitrant faith leaders

How I’m tackling insecurity, open grazing in Nasarawa ‘Governor Sule

Oyo APC faction describes Ajimobi’s reconciliation c’ttee as dead on arrival

UBA donates N5bn to COVID-19 relief support across Africa

Ekiti to diversify economy through Agric sector

US Senate unanimously passes $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill

Covid-19 threathens 2020 Ramadan Umurah, Hajj

Covid 19: Muslim Association halts activities

ALGON seeks nationwide partial lockdown of councils

Hajj 2020: Lagos appoints 19 schedule officers for LGAs

Coronavirus: Understanding the necessity in Islam

Reflections on the coronavirus crisis

COVID-19 and that flight from Abuja

COVID-19: Medical Guild calls for total shutdown of Lagos

Essential drugs: PSN seeks speedy clearance of pharmaceuticals at the port

COVID 19: Lagos State still has highest number of confirmed ‘ NCDC

Panic as Nigeria confirms 14 new cases of Coronavirus ‘ toll now 65

COVID-19: Senate president urges FG to provide relief for poor Nigerians

Covid-19: Set up emergency funds, testing centres in 774 LGAs to help Nigerians, Rep tells Buhari, Govs

Two persons feared killed by military stray bullets in Bayelsa community

Katsina police arrests one notorious bandit, 4 robbery suspects

Machine operator allegedly compressed to death in detergent factory


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