Breaking News in Nigeria Today : Tuesday 14th July 2020

Breaking News in Nigeria Today Tuesday 14th July 2020

Here are some of the Breaking News in Nigeria Today Tuesday 14th July 2020 on some of the nation newspapers .

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N70.4bn fraud: Reps summon NDDC’s ex-EDs, commissioners

TheHouseof Representatives Public Accounts Committee yesterday summoned all executive directors and commissioners of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) over alleged N70.495,993,761 billion being contracts fund awarded to 1,723 contractors who allegedly absconded without execution of projects   The former commissioners and executive directors have been directed to honour the summons not later than  seven …

‘We’ve commenced campaign against rape, sexual abuse’

Famuyibo Oluwasegun, a sophomore of the Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Science, University of Ibadan (UI) and one of the 10 candidates vying for the president of NANS speaks with ADEWUMI ADEMIJU about his plans to lift up students’ unionism, wave of rape and sexual abuse, strategies to tackle the challenges facing Nigerian students …



Ondo guber: PDP aspirants reject delegates’ list ahead of shadow poll

Seven governorship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State has accused the party of manipulating delegates’ list ahead of 22nd July, 2020 shadow election in the state.   Specifically, the aspirants rejected ad hoc delegates’ lists compiled by the Secretary of the PDP Ward Congresses Electoral Committee for Ondo State, Kingsley Chinda, …

Lagos traders seeks Sanwo-Olu’s intervention over abandoned N13bn Alade market

John Chikezie Traders at the Alade Market, Allen Avenue, Lagos State have appealed to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to intervene in the construction and contract execution of a N13 billion Mega Alade Market Mall project abandoned since 2016 by a Developer, Masters Realities International Concepts Limited.   The Alade Marketers Association, through its lawyer, Ms Yetunde …

Ladoja to Makinde: Double-check your facts before deriding your predecessors

Former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, yesterday counseled Governor Seyi Makinde on proper cross-checking of facts before deriding his predecessors in office as such would engender bad blood.                                                   …

Niger Assembly summons commissioners, others over COVID-19 response

Niger State House of Assembly Ad-hoc Committee on COVID-19 has directed that the chairman and all members of the state Task force Committee on COVID- 19 should appear before it on July 16.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the ad-hoc committee gave the order following the absence of some key members …

Power of incumbency won’t help PDP in Edo – Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information, is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In this interview, he speaks on recent developments in the ruling party and the forthcoming governorship election in Edo State. FELIX NWANERI reports   What do you make of the intervention by President Muhammadu Buhari in the crisis …



Buhari’s paradoxical slap on service chiefs’ wrist

The recent measly reprimand of the service chiefs by President Muhammadu Buhari over their failure to curb worsening insecurity in various parts of the country and their abysmal performance, nay crass display of incompetence, can best be described as too little, coming a bit late.   Though President Buhari’s remark was an unprecedented display of …

Aviation loses shine to COVID-19

No doubt, year 2020, for the aviation industry, will be remembered as the worst year, not only in Nigeria, but globally. WOLE SHADARE focuses on depressing events in the country’s aviation sector in the first half of the year   A year like no other   As the aviation industry in Nigeria projected at the …

Rains: Shoddy preparations ahead imminent flooding

Conservationists want govenment to adopt far-reaching solutions rather than the usual fire brigade approach towards mitigating flooding. DAYO AYEYEMI reports   Cities such as Lagos, Ibadan, Abeokuta, Benin and Eket in Akwa Ibom State have not been spared as flood water, after heavy downpour, covers major roads, streets and communities, destroying property and rendering many …

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