Breaking News from Nigerian Evening Newspapers Wednesday 29th July 2020

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N-Power: Beneficiaries hold ‘Thank You Rally’ to Aso Villa

No fewer than 2,000 Nigerians, on Wednesday, held a ‘Thank You Rally’ to the Presidential Villa over the success of the N-Power scheme and other Social Intervention Programmes in the country. Led by the Concerned Citizens/ N- Power Forum with participants drawn across the 36 states of the federation and the FCT, they expressed gratitude …

Gas explosion wreaks havoc on Lagos estate

Video shows the destruction left in the wake of a cooking gas cylinder explosion on the night on July 28 in Lagos. A single cylinder explosion touched off a series of blasts in a gas shop, causing many deaths, injuring many more and destroying property. The incident happened on Ajao Estate, less than 5km from …



Passengers groan over ticket hike as train services resume

The Abuja to Kaduna train service commenced operations Wednesday but with low passenger turn out, due to the 100 percent hike in tickets fare. Our correspondent, who visited the Idu Train Station, reports that the usual pressure on the trains weren’t there as few intending travellers were sighted. Passengers to pay double as Abuja-Kaduna train …

Housemates share weirdest lies they’ve told before ‘BBNaija lockdown’

The Lockdown edition housemates share the weirdest lies they told before being locked down. The housemates shared the weirdest lies they’ve said except Lucy and Brighto who probably have or (haven’t) told so many lies that they can’t seem to remember any BBNaija: Only Hausa female contestant, Kaisha in tears over ‘fake people’ BBNaija: Meet …

COVID-19: Nigerian doctors fault Dr Immanuel’s Hydrochloroquine claims

The Guild of Medical Directors has faulted Dr. Stella Immanuel’s claims of treating COVID-19 patients with Hydrochloroquine, Zinc and Zithromax. The organization in a statement signed by its president , Professor Olufemi Emmanuel Babalola, on Tuesday said the claims were not scientific evidence but just her own personal, unsubstantiated claims. ‘COVID-19 cure’: Who is Dr …

Customs intercept 136,350 litres of petrol, 79 used cars in Seme

The Seme Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) intercepted 79 used vehicles known as ‘Tokunbo’ and 136,350 liters of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) called petrol in the last six months. The Acting Customs Area Comptroller, Mr Chedi Wada, told newsmen in Seme on Wednesday that the command made a total 824 interceptions with …

Police arrest teenager for raping 2-year-old girl in Yola

The Police in Adamawa have arrested an 18-year-old man for allegedly raping a two-year-old girl in Jimeta, Yola. The command Spokesman, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Yola. Kano police charge 42 rape suspects to court Criminalise rape now! Nguroje said that the suspect (names …



Eid-el-Kabir: No free ride on BRT

Primero Transport Services Limited, operators of the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), and its counterpart,  Lagos Bus Service Ltd (LBSL) on Wednesday ruled out free ride services during the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. The BRT and the operators of the high-capacity Marcopolo buses (LBSL) owned by the Lagos State Government, used to provide free ride during major …

Nigeria announces dates for commencement of NECO, NABTEB

The Federal Government of Nigeria said the National Examination Council (NECO) for the Senior Secondary School pupils will commence on October 5 and end on November 18, 2020. The government also said the National Business and Technical Examination Board, (NABTEB) examinations will start on the 21st September and end on 15th October, 2020, while the …

After leaving Nollywood, JJ Bunny wants to touch lives

A former Nollywood actress turned author and evangelist, Joy Edjeren, said she never dreamt of becoming an author but succumbed to writing a book, titled ‘the birth and death of JJ Bunny,’ to capture her experience in the entertainment industry. Joy, popularly called JJ Bunny, who is based in America, said she was convinced the …

BBNaija 2020: Nigerians react as Biggie sends Tolanibaj out of diary room VIDEO

Big Brother on Wednesday sent out BBNaija female housemate, Tolanibaj from the diary room. She was sent out because she wore a bum short and a spaghetti top for her diary session. This did not go down well with BBNaija fans who took to Twitter, commenting on Biggie’s action towards Tolanibaj. Some are of the …
BBNaija 2020: Nigerians react as Biggie sends Tolanibaj out of diary room VIDEO

‘I didn’t know what came over me’ – Man who raped down syndrome girl confesses

Police in Ogun State have arrested a 24-year-old Godwin Akpan, for forcefully having carnal knowledge of a 20-year-old down syndrome girl, DAILY POST reports. Police said the man confessed committing the crime, claiming that he did not know what came over him that made him do it. A statement by Ogun Police Spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, …
‘I didn’t know what came over me’ – Man who raped down syndrome girl confesses

Igbo Presidency: Buhari’s nephew, Mamman Daura under fire over comment on zoning

Apex socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has criticized Mamman Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, over his position on power shift ahead of 2023 general elections. DAILY POST recalls that Mamman Daura, a close relative of President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday, while reacting to claims by Nigerians that he dictates and imposes decisions on the President …
Igbo Presidency: Buhari’s nephew, Mamman Daura under fire over comment on zoning

Account for recovered N800bn, N15trn from NNPC, FIRS, SIP, others – PDP dares Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alerted Nigerians of “desperate efforts” by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration to divert attention from the stench of monumental corruption in its government. PDP said it has noted the blackmails, intimidation and threats coming from government quarters, in a bid to frustrate whistleblowers and truncate …
Account for recovered N800bn, N15trn from NNPC, FIRS, SIP, others – PDP dares Buhari

Delta: Court remands Prince Nwoko, others in police custody over alleged murder

The Magistrate Court sitting in Issele-Uku Magisterial District in Aniocha North local government area of Delta State on Wednesday, ordered the remand of Prince Chukwunronso Justin Nwoko a.k.a Obi Nonso and five others in police custody over alleged murder, pending the determination of the case at the next court sitting. The Delta State Police Command …
Delta: Court remands Prince Nwoko, others in police custody over alleged murder

Gov. Ugwuanyi signs Enugu State’s revised 2020 Budget of N146.4b into Law

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has signed the revised 2020 budget of N146,374,641,080.00 into law, as against the earlier approved budget of N169,557,658,300.00. The revised 2020 budget of N146.4 billion represents 13.67 percent reduction in the initial budget size of N169.6 billion, which amounts to N23,183,017,220.00. The revised budget, which was in response to …
Gov. Ugwuanyi signs Enugu State’s revised 2020 Budget of N146.4b into Law

Ex-convict to spend 10 years in jail for stealing foodstuff in Ogun

One Mr. Ayinde Semiu has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for stealing foodstuff in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. The 27-year-old Semiu was sentenced by an Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court sitting in Isabo on Wednesday. Semiu was said to have broken into two shops, stealing foodstuff worth N77,850. The Magistrate, Mrs I.O Abudu, sentenced the …
Ex-convict to spend 10 years in jail for stealing foodstuff in Ogun

COVID-19 patient without symptoms should isolate at home – Govt

The Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee on COVID-19 in Kwara State, Femi Oladiji, has said only those with symptoms of COVID-19 can be isolated at the isolation centre. Oladiji disclosed that the government has changed its strategy hence those who are asymptomatic can self isolate at home. He disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria …
COVID-19 patient without symptoms should isolate at home – Govt

NCC provides six helpful tips to enjoy privileges associates with FOI Act

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has revealed steps Nigerians can take in order to enjoy the privileges provided by the Freedom Of Information Act, FOIA. Recall that the FOI Act was passed by the National Assembly in May 2011 and signed into law by the then President, Goodluck Jonathan the same month. The FOI is …
NCC provides six helpful tips to enjoy privileges associates with FOI Act

47-year-old man allegedly beats pregnant wife to death in Ondo

A 47-year-old man has been dragged before an Akure Magistrate Court in Ondo State for allegedly beating his pregnant wife to death. The man identified as Olabode Oluwaseun, was arraigned by the Ondo State Police Command on a one-count charge for allegedly hitting his wife, Blessing in the abdomen, which was said to have resulted …
47-year-old man allegedly beats pregnant wife to death in Ondo

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