Breaking News from Nigerian Evening Newspapers Monday 27th July 2020

Breaking News from Nigerian Evening Newspapers and Evening News Monday 27th July 2020

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ECOWAS leaders agree on unity government in Mali, want opposition leader released

An extraordinary virtual summit of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has agreed on the need for a rapid establishment of a National Unity Government in Mali. This is in line with the recommendations of its Special Envoy/Mediator, former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan. Buhari …

COVID-19: FG working to resume international flights

The Federal Government, on Monday, said it was working with the Aviation Sector to fasttrack the reopening of the international airspace which was closed over the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, said this in Abuja at …



Obasanjo missing as Buhari names railway stations after Tinubu, Saraki, others

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s name was missing as President Muhammadu Buhari named key railway stations after prominent Nigerians. This is even as the Lagos-Ibadan double guage railway line has the bulk of the 165km railway line passing through Ogun State, Obasanjo’s home state. AfDB Crisis: Obasanjo, Jonathan, 13 other ex -African Presidents back Adesina Insecurity: …

COVID-19 hit Fayemi’s cabinet as commissioner, others test positive

Some cabinet members in Dr. Kayode Fayemi-led administration in Ekiti State, have tested positive for COVID-19. The affected persons include the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Wale Fapohunda, who announced his status Sunday evening, while others remain unnamed. COVID-19: Aishwarya, daughter test negative as Amitabh, son remain positive COVID-19: Nigeria witnessing its worst …

Why Nigeria is unable to reap economic gains from maritime industry — Garba

Despite the huge natural and human resources that lies in the Nigerian maritime sector, negligence on the part of government and other stakeholders is largely responsible for the country’s inability to reap the economic gains from the industry and maximize its potentials. The MD/CEO, GOG Marine Ltd, Bem Ibrahim Garba, said on Saturday in Abuja …

2023: Buhari, Tinubu, govs, urged to resolve APC crises

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Professional Forum has asked President Muhammadu Buhari, Bola Tinubu, APC governors and other stakeholders to resolve the crises in the party ahead of the 2023 general election. Addressing newsmen at the APC National Secretariat on Monday, in Abuja, the National Coordinator of the Forum, Akeem Akintayo said some members of …

Assault: Man docked over failure to pay N1.3m hotel bills

An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Monday docked a 33-year-old man, Chimezie Mba, who allegedly accumulated N1.3 million while lodging in a hotel and refused to pay. Mba, whose address was not given, is standing trial on a three-count charge bordering on fraud and assault. Reps want alleged assault of Nigerian students in India investigated …



Dogara returned to APC to achieve 2023 presidential ambition — Sen. Jibrin

The Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Walid Jibrin has said that the reasons advanced by a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara for leaving the PDP were not the real reason for his defection. Dogara returned to the All Progressives Congress (APC) …

COVID-19: Aishwarya, daughter test negative as Amitabh, son remain positive

Former Miss World and a popular Bollywood silver screen star, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya have tested negative for COVID-19, days after the novel infection hit the whole family. In a tweet through official twitter handle @juniorbachchan on Monday, Abhishek Bachchan disclosed that his wife and his daughter have tested negative while he …

Strike: FG, Resident Doctors in closed-door meeting

The Federal Government and the Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) are currently holding a closed-door meeting to avert industrial action. The meeting is holding between the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige and the leadership of the resident doctors led by its president, Dr. Sokumba Aliyu. Resident doctors threaten strike over allowances, …

EPL: Lampard identifies two goalkeepers to replace Kepa at Chelsea

Chelsea head coach, Frank Lampard, has reportedly drawn up a two-man shortlist of goalkeepers to replace under-fire keeper, Kepa Arrizabalaga this summer. Kepa’s future at Stamford Bridge was thrown into further doubt at the weekend when Lampard dropped him for the Blues’ Premier League final day fixture against Wolves. Lampard opted to feature veteran goalkeeper …
EPL: Lampard identifies two goalkeepers to replace Kepa at Chelsea

BREAKING: FG lifts ban on airline that flew Naira Marley to Abuja

The Federal Government has lifted the ban placed on the private airline, Executive Jet Services, which flew musician, Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, to Abuja to attend a concert in June. DAILY POST had reported that the Federal Government had suspended the flight that conveyed singer to Abuja for a concert on the ground that …
BREAKING: FG lifts ban on airline that flew Naira Marley to Abuja

Man bags life imprisonment in Ekiti for raping minor in Ekiti

An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced one Ishau Gruma 30 to life imprisonment for raping a 6-year-old girl. Making the pronouncement, justice Adekunle Adeleye, said the victim’s father’s statement, the medical report, the accused confession and his request for forgiveness as well as his direct and cogent statement corroborate the …
Man bags life imprisonment in Ekiti for raping minor in Ekiti

N32.5m fraud: Nigerian Pastors serving 17 years jail term get another 26

Justice F. N. Azinge of the Delta State High Court sitting in Otor-Udu has convicted and sentenced one Pastor Glory Okeoghene Aberefa and Reverend Vincent Okpogo to 16 and 10 years imprisonment respectively. The duo, alongside their company, Mustard Seed Micro Investment Limited, were prosecuted by the Benin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial …
N32.5m fraud: Nigerian Pastors serving 17 years jail term get another 26

Southern Kaduna killings: IG of Police takes action

The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has ordered full enforcement of the curfew imposed on parts of Southern Kaduna by the state government following recent violence in the area. The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Mr. Frank Mba, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. He said that the curfew was …
Southern Kaduna killings: IG of Police takes action

EPL: Chelsea make breakthrough over new contract for Willian

Chelsea finally made a breakthrough in negotiations over a new contract for winger, Willian, Sky Sports reports. The Blues are hopeful that a new deal to keep Willian at Stamford Bridge beyond this summer could be finalised by the end of the week. DAILY POST recalls that Willian agreed to a short-term deal to stay …
EPL: Chelsea make breakthrough over new contract for Willian

Corruption: Military reacts to call for ‘Jerry Rawlings treatment’ in Nigeria

The Defence Headquarters on Monday condemned the call for ‘Jerry Rawlings treatment’ in Nigeria. The call was made by the national chairman of National Democratic Party (NDP), Chidi Chukwuanyi, on Sunday. Chukwuanyi was quoted as saying, “…the state of corruption in the country calls for the replication of the Ghanian experience under former President Jerry …
Corruption: Military reacts to call for ‘Jerry Rawlings treatment’ in Nigeria

BREAKING: Buhari govt extends COVID-19 ease of lockdown by another one week

The Nigerian government on Monday extended the second phase of the COVID-19 eased lockdown by another one week. The extension was disclosed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha, during the daily briefing of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 in Abuja. Mustapha, who is the Clchairman of the task force …
BREAKING: Buhari govt extends COVID-19 ease of lockdown by another one week

Kwara Assembly passes revised 2020 budget estimates

The Kwara State House of Assembly, on Monday, passed the revised 2020 budget estimates of N114.6b into law. The revised budget estimates passed into law, after consideration of the report by the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation. The report was laid before the legislature by the Chairman of the Finance and Appropriation Committee, lbrahim …
Kwara Assembly passes revised 2020 budget estimates

Benue: Ortom approves 2020 revised budget of N108bn

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom on Monday, signed into law, the revised appropriation bill of N108.8 billion for the year 2020. The Governor said the action became necessary following the reduction in oil-related and non oil revenues to the state occasioned by coronavirus. He also said that despite the reduction in the current …
Benue: Ortom approves 2020 revised budget of N108bn

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