Breaking News in Nigeria Today : Saturday 23rd May 2020

Breaking News in Nigeria Today Saturday 23rd May 2020

Here are some of the Breaking News in Nigeria Today Saturday 23rd May 2020 on some of the nation newspapers .

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How Anti-One Chance Squad police officers killed our father –Sons

It is gradually but steadily becoming a norm, the rate at which arbitrary executions are being perpetrated by personnel of the Nigerian Police Force, and other law enforcement officers saddled with the task of protecting the citizens. This, according to this report by YEKEEN AKINWALE, calls for urgent government attention     Steven, (28) and Chinonso, (26), both sons of late Eze Solomon, are heart broken. So is their mother, who lives in a village in Anambra State, and the rest of the family. Sunday, May 10, will forever remain…

Rasheed Jaiyeola: My entr epreneurial spirit gave bir th to Bukka Hut

Rasheed Jaiyeola, a banker turned restaurateur and co-founder and managing director of Bukkha Hospitality Limited, trading under the brand name Bukka Hut and BH Lounge, one of the high rising quick service local brands, spoke with ANDREW IRO OKUNGBOWA on his life’s journey and the dream of building a Nigerian quick service brand among other issues. Excerpts…     Background Rasheed Jaiyeola who hails from Kwara State, He attended Federal Government College (FGC) Ogbomosho, Oyo State and Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife, Osun State, where he obtained a Bachelor of…



Lagos Govt set to re-open its economy

Lagos State Government has set the process of re-opening its economy in motion, with the rollout of Register-to-Open guidelines. Governor Babajide Sanwo- Olu said the State Government daily battles the reality of balancing reactivation of economic activities and the continuation of the State’s response to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Governor said the battle to stop the ravaging virus in Lagos had subjected the State to a delicate situation of having to manage hunger resulting from weeks of slowdown in economic activities and also the movement of consumer goods…

Ex-sec PDP berates Buhari over lopsided appointments

The pioneer National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Pary (PDP), from Akwa Ibom State, Senator Anietie Okon, has accused President Mohammed Buhari of not carrying all sections of the country along in the distribution of political appointments in the country. Okon, who represented Uyo Senatorial district at the National Assembly during the Third Republic, stated this while speaking with our correspondent on Friday, against the backdrop of the recent dropping of the Acting Director General, Security and Exchange Commission, Mrs. Mary Uduk, by the President in preference for a northerner,…

FG inaugurates NIMASA board, seeks completion of sea blue project

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, yesterday inaugurated the board of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in Abuja, with a charge to the members to speed up completion of the Deep Blue Project. Amaechi told the new board members that the Deep Blue Project was critical to maritime security in Nigeria and the entire West and Central Africa region. He said that about 60 per cent of the project’s cost had been paid by the Federal Government. In a statement by the agency’s Head of Corporate…

2020 Budget: Reps warn MDAs against padding

Following the submission of the revised 2020 budget proposal by President Muhammadu Buhari, the House of Representatives has warned that Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) of federal government must desist from tampering with the 2020 budget. The Chairman of the Appropriation Committee, Muktar Aliyu Betara, who issued the warning in a statement in Abuja, noted that no MDA had powers to tinker with the budget as only the National Assembly is statutorily empowered to review, adjust, consider and pass budget. The statement reads: “There were reports that following the downward…

2 dead, 13 injured in Anambra road accident

Two persons were confirmed dead while 13 others injured in an accident involving a lorry and a commercial bus along Ihiala axis of the Onitsha- Owerri Expressway in Anambra yesterday. Mr. Andrew Kumapayi, State Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Anambra, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka. Kumapayi said the accident which occurred about 7.10am could be attributed to speeding and loss of control. “According to reports, the crash involved a tipper without registration number and a commercial bus with registration number NEN-59XQ. “An…



Edo: Ex-APC national chairmanship aspirant seeks truce

The Edo-born former National Chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Ibrahim Emokpaire, has warned that the current crisis among the APC members in the state could affect the fortune of the party in the next election. Emokpaire said the APC crisis in Edo State would continue to fester as long as only a section of the House of Assembly continues to legislate on the affairs of the state. The APC chieftain regretted that for almost a year now, “fourteen state constituencies have not been represented in Edo…

Go on strike, lose your jobs, el-Rufai warns health workers

Kaduna State Government has vowed to keep its health facilities running and to protect employees that are willing to provide services to residents of the state. Responding to the notice of strike issued by health workers, the state government said it would not subscribe to blackmail to please any worker. A statement signed by Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, warned that: “Government rejects the strike threat and will regard persons who fail to show up at their assigned places of work as having forfeited their employment.…

Nigeria protein deficiency awareness campaign kicks off

The Nigeria Protein Deficiency Awareness Campaign, tagged the Protein Challenge, has officially kicked off in Nigeria. Protein Challenge, a protein- pull media campaign supported by the United States Soybean Export Council (USSEC) and other partners, seeks to create awareness about the prevalence, status and impact of protein deficiency in Nigeria. A key feature of the launch of the nation-wide campaign is the unveiling of the Nigeria Protein Deficiency Report. The report is the result of a nationwide survey that was conducted in 2019, to empirically determine the current status and…

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