Breaking News in Nigeria Today : Wednesday 1st July 2020

Breaking News in Nigeria Today Wednesday 1st July 2020

Here are some of the Breaking News in Nigeria Today Wednesday 1st July 2020 on some of the nation newspapers .

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‘When the hunter becomes game’

The corn has come to roast. The hunters have become the hunted in Delta state. The deadly virus has gone after members of the ‘COVID-19 Quick Response Team’ in the state and infecting residents of the state in geometric progression. This is so because residents of the state took the disease for granted. They cried …

BIS tasks central banks on digital payment challenge

Assignment Issuance of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) offers safe, accessible means of payment   A s guardians of the safety and integrity of the payment system, central banks must keep evolving to meet the challenge of rapidly accelerating digital innovation, the bank for International Settlements (BIS) has said.     The BIS stated this …



Agric: IITA, Mastercard partner to equip Nigerian youths

OPPORTUNITY 242,724 young Nigerian women and men are to build skills and secure dignified and fulfilling work opportunities     T he International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), through its Youth in Agribusiness office, is partnering with the Mastercard Foundation in Nigeria to implement the Young Africa Works strategy.     According to report by …

Lockdown: Nigeria records 11.8% rise in bank accounts

Growth More customers are embracing digital banking platforms N igeria’s total number of bank accounts increased to 160.04million at the end of May 2020 from 143.19million in March, even though Coronavirus lockdown restriction imposed by government, which significantly impacted banking operations in major cities across the country, was in place during the period, findings by …

Amankwo: When a community’s tussle for money, leadership spilled blood

The tussle on who becomes what and who gets what in Amankwo-Nkpoghoro, Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State has remained protracted. It has taken many lives, leaving some injured and consequently leaving the community in disarray as UCHENNA INYA, in Abakaliki, writes   T he people of Ezi Ukwu Ewa Amankwo, Nkpogoro autonomous …

COVID-19: Agba tasks states on policies for quick economic recovery

In line with Federal Government’s desire to address challenges posed by COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, a number of state governments across the country have reviewed their 2020 budgets to align with present realities.   Many states have also begun to adopt measures for aggressive diversification of their revenue bases in order to reduce dependency on …

Senate: Judiciary c’mtte’s impacts on 9th Assembly

  CHUKWU DAVID examines the legislative activities of the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters and its impact on the performance of the apex Assembly in the last nine months of its inauguration T he President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, inaugurated 69 standing committees of the Ninth Senate on September 25, …



Defection: Season of harvest for Abia APC

IGBEAKU ORJI reports on the gale of defections to the Abia State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by chieftains of major political parties in the state       T he recent surge in the number of politicians seeking space and relevance in the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Abia State has provoked …

Making electoral process less problematic

    O ver the years, Nigerian politics has suffered from one problem or another. This unfortunate situation makes it difficult to elect credible leaders and enjoy good governance. Providing incisive insights into the subject-matter is a renowned professor of Research Methodology, Nigerian Government and Politics with an emphasis on Elections and Party Politics.   …

Court throws out Melaye’s suit on Infectious Disease Bill

Tunde Oyesina Abuja The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday refused the application filed by Senator Dino Melaye seeking to stop the House of Representatives from deliberating on the Infectious Diseases Bill currently before the lawmakers.   The trial judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, turned down the request to halt proceedings in the bill at …

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