Breaking News from Nigerian Evening Newspapers Monday 22nd June 2020

Breaking News from Nigerian Evening Newspapers and Evening News Monday 22nd June 2020

These are Breaking Evening News from popular Evening Newspapers in Nigeria Today .

Read also Sahara Reporters Latest News Today Monday 22nd June 2020

Why we are yet to pay 12,000 N-Power volunteers — FG

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja admitted that about 12,000 N-Power beneficiaries are yet to be paid their three- month stipends. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq confirmed this at the media briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. N-power beneficiaries to serve for less than …

No state in Nigeria is COVID-19 free, says NCDC

The Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, on Monday, said that no state in the country is free from the COVID-19. Ihekweazu, said this at the 45th joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19. According to him, a state can only talk about being COVID-19 free when …



Return to APC, Ize-Iyamu urges Obaseki

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the Edo governorship election, Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has appealed to Gov. Godwin Obaseki to return to the party. Ize-Iyamu made the appeal on Monday in Benin while addressing newsmen shortly after his emergence as the candidate of the party. Ize-Iyamu wins Edo APC governorship primary election APC holds …

Nigeria summons Ghana envoy over attack at high commission

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Godfrey Onyeama on Monday summoned the chargè d’ affaires of the high commission of Ghana to Nigeria , Ms Iva Denoo over the recent attack on the Nigerian embassy in Ghana. Onyeama tweeted that she was summoned to give an explanation on the recent attacks on a residential building within …

You can’t match Obaseki, others, PDP tells APC, Ize- Iyamu

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has said candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for the September 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo state, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu can not match any of its aspirants at the poll. Ize-Iyamu was candidate of the PDP in the 2016 governorship election in the state before his defection to …

UK procures COVID-19 testing machine for Nigeria

A Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) machine which can carry out at least 3,000 tests per day has been procured for Nigeria by the United Kingdom. A statement on Monday from British Deputy High Commission in Nigeria said the machine is the most accurate laboratory method for detecting, tracking and studying coronavirus. COVID-19 lockdown causes spike …

South South APC backs Worgu’s nomination, suspends Heineken Lokpobiri, others

The South-South Zonal Executive Committee of the ruling All All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved the nomination of Barr Boms Worgu from Rivers State as the new Deputy National Secretary. A communique signed by APC National Vice Chairman, South South, Prince Hilliard Eta, and released on Monday after a virtual meeting held on Sunday, said …



PDP flays Buhari over attack on Nigerian embassy in Ghana

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to “wake up” on domestic and diplomatic issues such as attacks on Nigerians living in other countries. The party specifically asked President Buhari to take decisive action over the demolition of the Nigerian Embassy in Ghana which it described as a “huge contempt.” Attacks on …

COVID-19 lockdown causes spike in drug abuse — NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Monday, said that the COVID-19 lockdown contributed to the rise in cases of drug addiction, experimentation of newer concoctions and self-mediation by drug addicts. The Chairman/Chief Executive, NDLEA, Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah (Rtd.) said this in Abuja during a virtual meeting/press conference in commemoration of the 2020 …

ECOWAS endorses Okonjo-Iweala for the position of DG WTO

Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States have endorsed the candidature of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the position of Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), for the period 2021-2025. The apex body which noted that since the creation of the WTO on the first of January …

EPL: Nicol reveals Chelsea’s biggest problem under Lampard

Former Liverpool star, Steve Nicol, has revealed Chelsea’s biggest problem under their manager, Frank Lampard, so far this season. According to Nicol, the Blues’ biggest problem under their Lampard was the vulnerability of their defence. On Sunday, Chelsea came from a goal down to beat Aston Villa 2-1 in the Premier League to move five …
EPL: Nicol reveals Chelsea’s biggest problem under Lampard

Two dead, 11 injured in Lagos-Ibadan highway crash

Two men have died in fatal multiple road accidents that occurred at the Isara bridge axis along the diversion area of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ogun State. 11 other men sustained various degrees of injuries in the accident that involved 23 persons. The accident, which occurred around 9:50am on Monday, involved four vehicles: a Toyota bus …
Two dead, 11 injured in Lagos-Ibadan highway crash

Man arrested for allegedly stealing phone during church service

The Police in Anambra have arrested a 29-year-old man, Valentine Chikwado Chukwu, for allegedly stealing a phone in a Catholic Church in Awka during mass. SP Haruna Mohammed disclosed this to journalists on Monday, saying that another suspect, Osoko Chukwuma had first been arrested with a Huawei phone worth over N80,000, but further investigation showed …
Man arrested for allegedly stealing phone during church service

Amaechi’s loyalists suspend Aguma as Rivers APC Chairman

Twenty-eight State Executive Committee (SEC) members of the All progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers, have suspended Igo Aguma, as the Caretaker Chairman. The members, who are loyalists of Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, made the announcement on Monday, just two weeks after Aguma’s court victory. A core Amaechi’s ally and former Rivers East Senator, Andrew …
Amaechi’s loyalists suspend Aguma as Rivers APC Chairman

Kabiru Adjoto, former Edo Speaker dumps APC

Kabiru Adjoto, the former Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, has resigned his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. He made the announcement in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday, in Benin City. “My resignation takes immediate effect,” he declared. Adjoto explained that he took …
Kabiru Adjoto, former Edo Speaker dumps APC

Oby Ezekwesili loses mother

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has lost her mother, Mrs. Cecilia Nwayiaka Ujubuonu. Ezekwesili made the announcement on Monday, in a statement through her spokesman, Ozioma Ubabukoh. Ujubuonu, born April 18, 1942, died in the late hours of Sunday, June 21, 2020. She was aged 78. A native of Ndodolu Village, Umunuko, Ukpor, in …
Oby Ezekwesili loses mother

Edo election: PDP reacts to Ize-Iyamu’s emergence as APC governorship candidate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared that the All Progressives Congress, APC’s candidate for the Edo State governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, is not a match for any of its aspirants for the state governorship election. PDP claimed that Ize-Iyamu emerged as a candidate through the crudest governorship election primary ever, in the history …
Edo election: PDP reacts to Ize-Iyamu’s emergence as APC governorship candidate

Ogun: Man allegedly connives with wife to strip ex-girlfriend naked, insert bottle in her private part

The police in Ogun State Police have arrested one Osas Onyeokwenu and his wife, Tomisin Onyeokwenu, for allegedly assaulting a 20-year-old ex-girlfriend of the man. DAILY POST learnt that the couple had lured the victim into an uncompleted building, where the wife, Tomisin, used a pair of scissors to tear the victim’s clothes, leaving her …
Ogun: Man allegedly connives with wife to strip ex-girlfriend naked, insert bottle in her private part

Strike: Governors fix date to meet over doctors’ grievances

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) says it will hold its 11th teleconference on Wednesday to review the grievances of the Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). This was contained in a statement issued by Mr. Abdulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, the Head, Media and Public Affairs of the forum, in Abuja on Monday. Bello-Barkindo said the review had …
Strike: Governors fix date to meet over doctors’ grievances

COVID-19: Nigerian govt gives updates on lockdown

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 on Monday, said it would continue to monitor developments nationwide in order to take informed decisions by the end of June, on the second phase of the lockdown. Boss Mustapha, the chairman of PTF on COVID-19 and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), said this …
COVID-19: Nigerian govt gives updates on lockdown

Read also Nigerian Newspapers Today and Nigeria News Today

Breaking News from Nigerian Evening Newspapers

You can also check Breaking News this Evening in Nigeria