Latest News in Nigeria Today Tuesday 30th June 2020
These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today on Tuesday 30th June 2020 .
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Edo PDP, Diaspora group, others congratulate Obaseki over victory at primary poll
Say Obaseki’s goodwill, performance will earn him re-election The emergence of the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the September 19, 2020, gubernatorial poll in the state has continued to generate myriads of commendations and congratulatory messages, with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), groups, and politicalRead More
Eight points as FG reopens schools, borders, others
By David Royal Here are the highlights of the last presidential taskforce briefing that announced the reopening of borders, return of graduating students to schools among others. 1 The Federal Government extended the Phase Two of the eased lockdown by four weeks with effect from Tuesday, June 30, 2020, through Midnight of Monday, 27 JulyRead More
Police discover Lagos well where residents siphon, sell petroleum products
By Ifeanyi Okolie Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, have discovered two wells, at Ejigbo area of Lagos State, which they said is being used in siphoning and selling petroleum products from a pipeline belonging to the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. Police sources disclosed to Vanguard, that two suspects,Read More
Emir of Daura: Insecurity now worse than civil war
THE Emir of Daura, Katsina State, Dr. Umar Farouk Umar, has raised alarm over what he described as multifaceted security threats facing the nation, saying what Nigeria is experiencing now is worse than civil war.
Lagosians groan, as failed roads cause gridlock
MOTORISTS and residents plying the Oshodi-Apapa and Lagos Badagry Expressways were stranded, yesterday, as a result of the failed roads caused by flooding and persistent rainfall in the state.
Cross River: Tension heightens as workers begin indefinite strike
Following the expiration of the ultimatum issued by Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in Cross River State, workers in the state, yesterday, commenced an indefinite industrial action as directed by the leadership of the state Union over welfare-related issues, among others
Spike in COVID-19: Soldiers to enforce use of face masks in Enugu
WORRIED by the care free attitude of citizens to wearing of face masks and other coronavirus, COVID-19 preventive measures, in the face of rising number of positive cases, Enugu State Government yesterday said it would engage the services of soldiers to enforce wearing of face masks.
6-year-old girl raped to death in Kaduna mosque
A six-year-old girl has been raped to death in a mosque by yet-to-be identified persons in Kaduna. This came at a time the European Union/United Nations EU-UN Spotlight Initiative raised the alarm over increasing number of various forms of gender-based violence in Cross River and Ebonyi states during the nationwide lockdown.
Nigeria records 566 new cases of COVID-19, number of infections jumps to 25,133
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Monday, announced 566 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 25,133. The centre announced this via its official Twitter handle. It said that the 566 new confirmed cases were from 20 states, with eight deaths as of June 29. The healthRead More
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