Latest News in Nigeria Today Saturday 11th July 2020
These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today on Saturday 11th July 2020 .
DEVELOPING: Strike looms in Ondo as workers issue five-day ultimatum to Akeredolu
Dayo Johnson – Akure WORKERS in Ondo State have issued a five-day ultimatum to the state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, to settle their outstanding salaries, leave bonus and other entitlements pending over the years failure of which they will embark on industrial action. The workers under the Joint Negotiating Council (JNC), in a letter dated 10thRead More
Ondo 2020: APC screening committee disqualifies Tinubu’s ally, Segun Abraham
By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja The Governorship screening Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for Ondo state has disqualified one of the 12 aspirants who had procured its nomination and expression of interest forms for the July 20 governorship primary election. Vanguard learned from party sources that the affected aspirant is Dr Segun Abraham,Read More
UPDATED: One dies, six rescued as three-storey building collapses in Lagos
By Bose Adelaja One person was confirmed dead while six others were rescued alive, weekend, underneath the rubbles of a three-storey building which collapsed on Freeman Street, Lagos Island, Lagos State. The incident occurred at about 4.05 am as the building was said to have suffered total collapse leaving its occupants trapped as they wereRead More
Why we must bear pain and shut the Third Mainland Bridge
By Bola Aliu The government’s recent decision to close the Third Mainland Bridge for six months, come July 24, 2020, is a painfully inconvenient one for commuters, yet it is long overdue and necessary in order to avert a disaster. The last time the bridge was closed for an extended length of time was inRead More
UPDATED One dead, six rescued as three-storey building collapses in Lagos
By Bose Adelaja One person was confirmed dead, while six others were rescued from the rubbles of a three-storey building, which collapsed on Freeman Street, Lagos Island, Lagos State, Saturday morning. The incident occurred at about 4.05am and the building suffered a total collapse, leaving its occupants trapped, as they were fast asleep. Neighbours wereRead More
Offa bank robbery suspect narrates how police killed his colleagues
Robbery By Demola Akinyemi – Ilorin One of the suspects on April 5, 2018, Offa bank robbery, Azeez Salawu, yesterday told the court in Ilorin, Kwara state, how six suspects were killed in his presence by the policemen in Abuja. Azeez gave graphic details of how he was being tortured in “Generator house” at policeRead More
EDO 2020: Buhari’ll shock those who think he’ll rig for APC — Idahosa
Chief Charles Idahosa, former Commissioner for Information in Edo State and a chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in this interview speaks on politics of the state and issues that will shape the September 19 governorship election.
Amaechi celebrates old Rivers’ governor, Ada-George
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has described Rufus Ada-George, a former Governor of old Rivers State, comprising Bayelsa and Rivers states, as an exemplary leader and a father to all. Amaechi, the immediate past governor of the state, said this in a statement, on Friday, in Abuja, to commemorate the 80th birthday anniversary of Ada-George,Read More
GARBA LAWAL: It was painful losing 2000 AFCON to Cameroon
Garba Lawal is every coach’s player. Once he broke into the national team, Lawal’s industry, versatility and commitment to duty earned him a regular national call up and he remained a permanent feature in the Super Eagles throughout his international career that spanned over a decade. He spoke with Jacob Ajom.
One can thrive in many fields by constantly evolving — Asiricomedy
Damilare ‘Asiricomedy’ Osundare an award-winning author, coach, brand influencer, MC and inspirational speaker, has said anyone can be good at different things by constantly evolving. Asiricomedy, who has built a brand as one of the leading voices of transformation in Africa, is a trainer for several multi-million naira organisations on subjects such as sustainability, influencerRead More
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