Latest News in Nigeria Today Monday 13th July 2020
These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today on Monday 13th July 2020 .
Denial of landing right : FG commends Air Peace for engaging another airline to evacute stranded Nigerians from UK
By Lawani Mikairu The Federal Government Sunday commended Air Peace for engaging another airline to evacuate stranded 584 Nigerians in the United Kingdom after the British government denied it landing right. Air Peace had to defray the extra cost of engaging a foreign carrier to ensure that the Nigerians were brought back to the country.Read More
2023: Restructuring, not zoning will solve Nigeria’s problems – Olu Falae
CHIEF Olu Falae, elder statesman, former minister of finance and secretary to the government of the federation, SGF, was the joint presidential candidate of the All Peoples Party, APP, and Alliance for Democracy, AD in the 1999 election. In this exclusive interview with Vanguard, he insists that Nigerians should jettison the zoning arrangement and focus on restructuring the country before the 2023 general elections. He also decried the level of insecurity in the country, saying he felt secured while growing up as a child than he is now.
POWER CRISES: More electricity woes as tariff shortfall heads to N822bn
AGAINST the backdrop of the recent reversal of the new electricity tariff take-off,, the World Bank has indicated that Nigeria’s electricity tariff shortfall would rise by 56.9 per cent to N822 billion in 2023 from N524 billion in 2020.
Why we disagree with presidency on Biafra — IPOB
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB yesterday disagreed with a statement credited to the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina that President Muhammadu Buhari was not against the people of Biafra.
FG hands over National Theatre to CBN, Bankers’ C’ttee for restoration
The Federal Government has handed over the National Theatre and its surrounding lands to the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, for restoration, which aims at creating millions of jobs for youths in the country and diversifying the country’s economy.
Virtual celebrations for Soyinka @ 86 today
By Prisca Sam-Duru Not even the restriction on social life due to the ravaging Coronavirus pandemic will be able to disrupt this year’s birthday celebration of poet, dramatist, scholar, and the 1986 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Professor Wole Soyinka. The literary icon is 86 today Monday, July 13, 2020, and plans areRead More
WAssce: You must not go ahead without FG’s participation, NUT, NAPTAN tell states
States have been told not to allow schools in their domain go ahead with this year’s West African Senior Secondary School Examination. WASSCE, if Federal Government-owned schools would not partake in same.
Seoul mayor’s funeral held despite #MeToo objections
The funeral service for Seoul mayor Park Won-soon, who took his own life after being accused of sexual harassment, was held Monday despite a petition against the city-run ceremony signed by half a million people. Former human rights lawyer Park was a heavyweight figure in the ruling Democratic party and ran South Korea’s sprawling capitalRead More
Okowa never ordered anyone to undergo COVID-19 test — Ifeajika
CHIEF Press Secretary to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, yesterday, said the governor did not at any time direct members of government and civil servants to undergo COVID-19 test
NDDC, Akpabio ask court to dismiss suit seeking sack of IMC
THE Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, and the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Chief Godswill Akpabio, have both asked a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to dismiss a suit by two Niger Delta activists, demanding the sack of the NDDC Interim Management Committee, IMC.
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