Latest News in Nigeria Today Tuesday 14th July 2020
These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today on Tuesday 14th July 2020 .
BREAKING: Okowa, wife, daughter test negative for COVID-19
Delta State governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has announced that he, along with his wife and daughter have now tested negative for COVID-19. Okowa in a host thanksgiving tweet Tuesday morning charged Deltans to obey all instructions and do all they can to stay safe from contracting the virus. The governor posted a picture of himselfRead More
ICYMI: MAGU VS MALAMI: Real reasons behind five years cold war
It is no more news that Ibrahim Magu is not in control of the reins of power at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Glee actress, Naya Rivera’s body found in lake Piru
Police say it appears Naya Rivera ‘mustered enough energy to get her son back on the boat, but not enough to save herself’, after confirming the body of the Glee star was found in Lake Piru Monday. Rivera went missing on Wednesday afternoon during a boat day with her four-year-old son Josey. He was foundRead More
Magu probe: Panel quizzes 3 EFCC operatives
Cart away computers By Johnbosco Agbakwuru THE Presidential panel investigating corruption allegations against the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu on Monday quizzed three operatives of the commission. The panel also carried carted away from some pieces of computers from the commission’s office. Sources close to the commissionRead More
Lagos Govt urges striking doctors to return to work
The Lagos State Government has urged striking doctors under its employment to suspend their three days warning strike and return to work. The State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, made the plea in a statement in Lagos released on Monday night. Omotoso said that the call became necessary after a joint meetingRead More
Yoruba is the glue holding Nigeria together — Olu Falae
By Dapo Akinrefon, Deputy South-West Editor Elder statesman, Chief Olu Falae, has said Yorubaland is the glue holding Nigeria together, invested a lot to maintain peace in the country and, therefore, cannot be talking of secession. Falae, a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Minister of Finance, Director for Economic Planning, and ManagingRead More
Unclaimed dividend rises 32% to N158.4bn
Despite the introduction of electronic dividend payment system, e- dividend, in the Nigerian capital market the total value of unclaimed dividend has risen sharply to N158.4 billion at the end of 2019, representing an increase of 32 percent from N120 billion recorded in 2018. About N100 billion of the amount is from unclaimed shares.
Boko Haram, International NGOs and the threat to Nigeria’s security
Nigeria’s Boko Haram/ISWAP crisis is in three instalments. On one side, there is the obvious menace of the terrorist group. Those who aid and abate their criminal activities are another. International non-governmental organizations (NGOs) complete the deadly triangle.
Cross River: How Ayade can surpass Duke, Imoke’s achievements — Eteng, APC chieftain
By Ike Uchechukwu Chief Utum Eteng, a core supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari, and private legal practitioner was called to the Bar in 1985. He is a chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC. In this interview, he speaks, among others, on the politics of Cross River State, the performance of Governor Ben Ayade, and howRead More
Reps query NDDC MD over N90.4bn extra-budgetary spending, 150 abandoned projects
The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts, yesterday, rebuked the acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Prof. Kemerbrandikumo Pondei, over N90.4billion extra-budgetary expenditure by the commission between 2009 to 2011.
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