Breaking News from Nigerian Evening Newspapers Saturday 25th July 2020

Breaking News from Nigerian Evening Newspapers and Evening News Saturday 25th July 2020

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Doctors to commence strike over hazard allowances, salary shortfall

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has threatened to resume its suspended industrial action on August 17 if the federal government does not meet its demand. The association gave the ultimatum on Saturday in a communique issued at the end of its National Executive Council meeting and scientific conference in Gombe. Ogun: Doctors treating …

Passengers to pay double as Abuja-Kaduna train resumes Wednesday

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has announced that the Abuja-Kaduna train service would resume on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Ameachi disclosed this during the test run of newly acquired coaches to be used on the corridor. We are reviewing protocols for train services’ take-off — NRC MD Why we are yet to resume …



Youth congress tackles SERAP over corruption allegations

Kogi State chapter of the Nigerian Youth Congress (NYC) has faulted the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) over allegations of mismanagement of public funds it levied against the administration of the Vice Chancellor of Federal University, Lokoja, Prof Angela Freeman Miri. SERAP had, in a recent statement, called for probe of the VC over …

Flood: Ortom wants FG to dredge river Benue

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has appealed to the Federal Government of Nigeria to dredge the River Benue as that would be the lasting solution to incessant flooding in parts of the state. Ortom made the remark in an interview with newsmen when he paid on-the-spot assessment visit to flooded areas in Makurdi metropolis. …

‘Nigerians should beg Tinubu to contest 2023 Presidency’

Those criticising the 2023 presidential ambition of the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s National Leader, Bola Tinubu, are only envious of the great strides he had attained both in his personal and political life, a party chieftain has said. A former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Dipo Olounrinu, told Daily Trust in …

Gbajabiamila, Bagudu, Buni others in Ilorin for burial of Gov AbdulRazaq’s father

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila,  governors Mai Mala Buni of Yobe, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi and Abubakar Bello of Niger were among the dignitaries that attended the burial of Alhaji Abdulganiyu Abdulrazaq, the first lawyer from northern Nigeria. The late Abdulrasaq was the father of the incumbent governor of Kwara State, …

Why Pantami ordered NIPOST to suspend increase in licence fees

The Federal Government of Nigeria has ordered the Nigerian Postal Services (NIPOST) to suspend the new tariff on registration of courier services in the country. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, who ordered the suspension on Saturday, said complaints by Nigerians against the hike necessitated the suspension. Why FG …



Nobody can rig Edo governorship election – Wike

The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Council and governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has said that the PDP will resist any attempt to rig the September 19 governorship election in the state. Wike said this in Benin during the flag off of the re-election campaign of Governor Godwin Obaseki. Edo 2020: Many injured …

COVID-19 palliative: Ebonyi shares 2 sachet of noodles, 5kg bag of rice

The Ebonyi State Government has flagged off the distribution of its palliatives to cushion the effect of COVID-19 pandemic to residents in the state. Daily Trust gathered the palliatives were shared at the existing polling units in the state. FG not doling out N30,000 COVID-19 palliative to citizens COVID-19: Akwa Ibom begins distribution of second …

Edo 2020: Many injured as APC, PDP thugs clash at Oba palace

Thugs suspected to be loyalists of All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Ize-Iyamu Osagie and and that of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s flag bearer, Godwin Obaseki, clashed around the palace of the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II on Saturday. It was learnt that there was exchange of gun fire by the loyalists of …

Edo Election: Details of Oba of Benin’s meeting with Obaseki, Wike, others emerge

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, on Saturday said plans were underway to summon the Edo Council of Traditional Rulers and Chiefs to pray for a peaceful election in the state. The Oba made this known when Gov. Godwin Obaseki led some governors, senators and other top-ranking officials of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) …
Edo Election: Details of Oba of Benin’s meeting with Obaseki, Wike, others emerge

Reverse 6% tenancy stamp duty-NLC warns Buhari govt

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has warned President Muhammadu Buhari government to reverse the six percent tenancy and lease stamp duty agreement. NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, gave the warning in a statement on Saturday. NLC called it a great injustice against the Nigerian poor and told the administration to “avoid institutionalizing the widespread belief that it …
Reverse 6% tenancy stamp duty-NLC warns Buhari govt

Police gives latest update on D’banj rape saga

The Nigeria Police have cleared Nigerian singer and songwriter D’banj, of the rape allegations levelled against him by a twitter user, Miss Seyitan Babatayo. This was contained in a report signed by Umar Sanda, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) on behalf of Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Force Criminal Investigations Department, Force Headquarters, and obtained …
Police gives latest update on D’banj rape saga

Southern Kaduna: We are under genocidal attack – SOKAPU alleges

The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, SOKAPU, has said that the area is presently under a genocidal campaign by Fulani militia who have become sacred cows with President Buhari and Governor Nasir el-Rufai, both Fulani, twisting the truth to say the Fulani are on reprisals. The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union, in a statement through its National …
Southern Kaduna: We are under genocidal attack – SOKAPU alleges

Buhari begs for more support from Nigerians in Diaspora as inflow hit $250bn

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians in the Diaspora to actively participate in the country’s Post-COVID-19 economic recovery efforts. In a video message to commemorate this year’s Diaspora Day, observed on July 25 of every year, President Buhari appealed to his compatriots, whose home remittances exceeded $25 billion annually in three years, not to abandon …
Buhari begs for more support from Nigerians in Diaspora as inflow hit $250bn

25-year-old jilted lover commits suicide in Kano

One Ashiru Musa Danrimi, a 25-year-Old man has allegedly stabbed himself to death in Kano after being jilted by his girlfriend. An eyewitness account narrates that Musa Danrimi took his own life when he learned that his girlfriend was married off to another man without his consent. The young lady who allegedly jilted her 25-year-old …
25-year-old jilted lover commits suicide in Kano

National Diaspora Day: Abia Speaker assures passage of Diaspora Bill

Hon Chinedum Orji, the Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, has assured Abia citizens in the diaspora that the Diaspora Commission Bill 2020 will be passed into law. The Speaker, who gave the assurance in a press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Jude Chijioke Ndukwe, to commemorate 2020 National Diaspora Day, highlighted …
National Diaspora Day: Abia Speaker assures passage of Diaspora Bill

EPL: Paul Merson predicts club that will win Premier League title next season

Arsenal hero, Paul Merson, has predicted that Liverpool will win the Premier League title next season again ahead of Manchester City. According to Merson, Liverpool is more consistent than Man City, adding that he would be surprised if Jurgen Klopp’s side does not win the English top-flight title next season. Recall that Liverpool won this …
EPL: Paul Merson predicts club that will win Premier League title next season

NIPOST: Osinbajo reacts to increment in courier services license

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday reacted to concerns raised by Nigerians over the increment of courier and logistics license fees by the Nigerian Postal Services, NIPOST. Osinbajo assured Nigerians that the proposed fees by NIPOST would be reviewed. The Vice President also disclosed that the Minister for Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami …
NIPOST: Osinbajo reacts to increment in courier services license

Third Mainland Bridge: LASTMA gives update on traffic situation

Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), has warned that obstruction by trucks will affect the free flow of traffic on alternative routes as the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos is partially closed. Mr Olajide Oduyoye, General Manager, Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), gave the warning on Saturday in an interview with the News Agency …
Third Mainland Bridge: LASTMA gives update on traffic situation

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