Latest News in Nigeria Today : Wednesday 1st July 2020

Latest News in Nigeria Today Wednesday 1st July 2020

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August Alsina opens up on relationship with Will Smith’s Jada Pinkett

August Alsina is getting candid about his alleged romance with Jada Pinkett Smith and interestingly, it looks like he got a green light from Will Smith. Relationship rumours have swirled around the pair for quite some time, with some convinced that Alsina and Jada had a secret affair. Alsina’s 2019 track “Nunya” fueled the speculation,Read More
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COVID-19 : Nigeria records 561 fresh cases as total infections hit 25,694

Nigeria has recorded 561 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 25,694. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made the disclosure on Tuesday through its official Twitter handle. NCDC said that the 561 new confirmed cases were from 19 states, with 17 deaths as at Tuesday. TheRead More
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Judge temporarily blocks tell-all book by Trump’s niece

Distribution of a tell-all book by President Donald Trump’s niece was blocked by a judge Tuesday after the president’s brother said its publication would violate a pact among family members, but a publisher’s chief executive says the book has already been shipped and could not be stopped. New York State Supreme Court Judge Hal B.Read More
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Osun SSG, Oyebamiji, tests positive for COVID-19

The secretary to the Osun State Government, Wole Oyebamiji has joined the list of high profile Nigerians who tested positive for COVID-19. A statement credited to the state Commissioner for Health, Rafiu Isamotu, confirmed the news with 10 more new cases in the state. Isamotu blamed the rise in new COVID-19 cases to the lackadaisicalRead More
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COVID-19: Kano Internal Revenue Service relieves 308 workers, 60 consultants of jobs

By Abdulmumin Murtala – Kano The Kano Internal Revenue Service, KIRS, has temporarily relieved 308 temporary workers of their jobs due to a fall in Internally Generated Revenue in the state caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This was made known by the Chairman of the KIRS Bala Inuwa while addressing newsmen in Kano on Wednesday.Read More
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14 parties nominate candidates for Edo 2020 guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday said that 14 political parties submitted nominations for Edo governorship election. The commission disclosed this in a statement issued in Abuja by Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee (IVEC). Okoye said that the particulars of the nominated candidates for theRead More
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Police order investigation into murder of man in Enugu community

Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Ahmad Abdurrahman, has ordered investigation into the murder of Mr Anayo Iloabani, 67, within Amamkpunato-Achi forest area in Achi community in Oji-River council area. State’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said in a statement on Wednesday in Enugu that the commissioner gave the order following a reportRead More
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Ghost Workers’ Probe: Kwara suspends Permanent Secretary, others

A statement from the State Commissioner for Communications, Kwara State, Alhaji Muritala Olanrewaju, stated that the state Government has suspended five senior officials. The suspended five senior officials including a permanent secretary implicated in the ongoing investigation of ghost workers and suspicious deductions of workers’ salary at the Kwara State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB).Read More
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Hong Kong police make first arrest under new security law

Hong Kong police made their first arrest under a new national security law imposed by China’s central government, arresting a protester Wednesday for carrying a flag calling for Hong Kong’s independence. The man was arrested after police had issued multiple warnings to the crowd at a protest in the city’s Causeway Bay shopping district thatRead More
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