Breaking News from Nigerian Evening Newspapers Thursday 30th July 2020

Breaking News from Nigerian Evening Newspapers and Evening News Thursday 30th July 2020

These are Breaking Evening News from popular Evening Newspapers in Nigeria Today .

Read also Sahara Reporters Latest News Today Thursday 30th July 2020

The significance of Arafat Day to Muslims

The Day of Arafat, which is observed on the 9th day of Zhul-Hijja, is the day for answering prayers and getting sins forgiven, a renowned Muslim scholar, Dr Muhammad Sani Abdullahi Jos, said while underlining the significance of the day. Abdullahi, who is one of the jurists of the National Qur’anic Recitation Competition, pointed out …

Akwa Ibom PDP elects new state executives

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State has elected a new State Executive Committee (SEC) consisting of 39 persons. The new state chairman of the party, Mr Udo Ekpenyong, who was until the election, the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs and other aspirants were elected unopposed. PDP, APC tango over Buhari’s …



Sallah eve: ‘Gunmen abduct travellers on Abuja-Kaduna Highway’

Some motorists, who plied the Abuja-Kaduna Highway on Thursday, said they saw empty vehicles left by roadside with their doors wide opened, an indication that the occupants were abducted. It was reported by some online news platforms that some unspecified number of travellers were abducted on their way to Kaduna near Katari village around 9:am …

BREAKING: Multiple blasts rock Maiduguri

At least, two persons are feared dead and dozens sustained injuries when multiple explosions hit Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, on Sallah eve. According to an eyewitness, the incidents occurred at around Custom area, along Tashan Bama road, at about 05:47 on Thursday evening. Ndume: ‘Rehabilitated’ Boko Haram fighters have returned to killings Borno …

Military arrests killer of Benue traditional ruler

Troops of Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), on Thursday, reportedly arrested the killer of a Benue State traditional ruler, Chief Awua Alabar. Alabar, a district head of Kundav, was murdered by gunmen on July 21, 2020, at his residence in Ukum Local Government Area (LGA) of the state. Benue rejects Myetti Allah’s vigilante group Man, 27, …

Private school owners fear ‘mass failure’ in WASSCE

Association of Private School Owners of Nigeria (APSON), on Thursday, expressed fears that there will be ‘mass failure’ of students in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) scheduled to commence on August 17, 2020. APSON attributed its prediction to poor preparation of students due to the COVID-19 lockdown. We are ready for reopening …

Why Osimhen signed for Napoli despite ‘racism fear’

Super Eagles of Nigeria’s forward, Victor Osimhen, who had a marvelous debut campaign in France last season with Lille, has reportedly moved to an Italian side, Napoli. Reports from France and Italy showed that the paperwork is completed already. Academy owner hails Osimhen, predicts bright future for Nigerian football Napoli reveal Osimhen transfer talks to …



Abia Speaker mourns Onuigbo, says he was an exceptional patriot

Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji, has expressed shock over the death of Abia State PDP Chairman, Chief Johnson Onuigbo, whose demise he described as “a colossal loss not only to him as a person but also to the PDP family and the people of Abia State”. The Speaker …

Ndume: ‘Rehabilitated’ Boko Haram fighters have returned to killings

Senator Ali Ndume, (APC, Borno South) has advised the federal government to stop wasting resources in rehabilitating ex-Boko Haram insurgents, saying many of them have returned to killings. He stated this during a programme on the BBC Hausa, on Wednesday, stressing that the rehabilitation programme is unacceptable to his people. Borno gov Zulum escapes Boko …

Lawyers vow to render pro-bono service to defend service chiefs in court

Some legal practitioners have pledged to defend Nigeria’s constitution and sovereignty for free against persons attempting to undermine the powers of the President and efforts of the Service Chiefs.  The groups, under the aegis of Patriotic Nigerian Lawyers (PNL) and Concerned Citizens made this vow on Thursday at a World Press Conference in Abuja. The …

Akwa Ibom: APC rejects creation of 39 new political wards

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State has rejected the creation of 39 new political wards by the State Independent Electoral Commission, saying that it has no powers to do so. A statement by the party’s State Publicity Secretary, Mr. Nkereuwem Enyongekere, in Uyo Thursday, described the exercise as dubious, illegal and unilateral …
Akwa Ibom: APC rejects creation of 39 new political wards

AIB, Police explain aircraft collision at Lagos airport

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has confirmed that no injury or fatality was recorded by passengers during the collision of planes at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. General Manager, Public Affairs, Tunji Oketunbi, disclosed in a statement in Lagos on Thursday. The incident occurred on Wednesday at about 5.30 pm. The spokesman said the …
AIB, Police explain aircraft collision at Lagos airport

Sallah: T Pumpy donates rice, rams to Nigerians; announces reward for architects, realtors, lawyers

As part of his continued efforts to cushion the effects of the coronavirus pandemic resulting from the lockdown in the nation, Abuja-based real estate company, T Pumpy, on Wednesday distributed food items to residents of Abuja, FCT. The gesture came at a time Muslim faithful are celebrating this year’s Eid-El-Kabir. Speaking while distributing the items, …
Sallah: T Pumpy donates rice, rams to Nigerians; announces reward for architects, realtors, lawyers

Buhari needs prayers – Gowon

Former military Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, has urged the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari. Gowon explained that Buhari needs prayers so that Nigeria won’t go asunder under his leadership. He made the appeal during the thanksgiving service and reception organized by CAN in honour of the newly …
Buhari needs prayers – Gowon

Pa Ayo Fasanmi: Yoruba has lost one of her strong voices – Gani Adams

Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, has described the death of Pa Ayo Fasanmi, a prominent leader of Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, as a great loss to Nigeria and the Yoruba nation. Adams, in a statement by his Media Aide, Kehinde Aderemi, on Thursday in Lagos, said that the Yoruba nation had lost one …
Pa Ayo Fasanmi: Yoruba has lost one of her strong voices – Gani Adams

COVID-19: Zazzau Emirate cancels Sallah festivities

The Zazzau Emirate Council on Thursday, said it has cancelled all kinds of Sallah festivities following the advice given by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on COVID-19 rules In a statement on Thursday, Dan Isan Zazzau, who is equally Assistant Secretary Zazzau Emirate Council, Alh. Umar Shehu Idris said, “Muslim brothers and sisters …
COVID-19: Zazzau Emirate cancels Sallah festivities

Bauchi: Police arrest 27 suspected pedophiles, rapists

The Bauchi State Police Command has informed that 27 suspected pedophiles and rapists were arrested across the state between June and July for alleged defilement of minors and rape. This was contained in a statement signed by the command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Ahmed Mohammed Wakili and made available to DAILY POST in Bauchi …
Bauchi: Police arrest 27 suspected pedophiles, rapists

How I prophesied Fasanmi’s death, Boko Haram attack on Gov. Zurum, soldier killing colleague – Primate Ayodele

The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Ayodele, has claimed that the death of Afenifere leader Pa Ayorinde Fasanmi and the attack on the convoy of Borno State Governor by Boko Haram were fulfillment of his prophecies Ayodele said he had predicted the death of some prominent Nigerians two weeks ago, saying “We need …
How I prophesied Fasanmi’s death, Boko Haram attack on Gov. Zurum, soldier killing colleague – Primate Ayodele

Mutiny: Southwest group issues strong warning to military personnel

The Council of Yoruba Youth Assembly has strongly warmed military personnel of the southwest extraction not to indulge in any unlawful act that is capable of causing unrest and chaos in the nation. It said that a call for mutiny or coup by some persons in Nigerian Armed Forces is not a Yoruba agenda. The …
Mutiny: Southwest group issues strong warning to military personnel

APC mourns Senator Fasanmi

The All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Ekiti State has described the death of Senator Ayo Fasanmi, the Jagun Osin of Iye Ekiti, as an unquantifiable loss to the progressives fold. Fasanmi, who died in Osogbo on Wednesday, is from Iye Ekiti, in Ilejemeje Local Government. Chairman of the party in the state, Barrister Paul Omotoso …
APC mourns Senator Fasanmi

Read also Nigerian Newspapers Today and Nigeria News Today

Breaking News from Nigerian Evening Newspapers

You can also check Breaking News this Evening in Nigeria