Breaking News from Nigerian Evening Newspapers Friday 31st July 2020

Breaking News from Nigerian Evening Newspapers and Evening News Friday 31st July 2020

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‘APC is the party to beat in 2023’

National women leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Stella Okotete, says the party has been rejigged to campaign vigorously and win the 2023 general election. The women leader, who led a delegation to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp at Karonmagiji, Abuja on Friday, to donate food items to the less privileged, said the …

Niger: Auto crash claims 4 on Sallah eve

Four people have been confirmed dead in a road crash that occurred on Thursday night along the Lambatta-Suleja road in Niger State. Ten people, according to the Lambatta Outpost of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FIRS), were involved in the car crash while four died. 4 air accident reports ready for release — AIB Multiple …



INEC releases candidates’ list for Ondo governorship poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Friday, released a provisional list of 17 candidates submitted by the nation’s registered political parties ahead of the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State. The commission had, on Tuesday, said that 17 of the 18 registered parties have conducted their primaries for the purposes of nominating candidates …

Nigerians react to Osimhen move to Napoli

Nigerians on twitter have reacted to the record transfer move of the Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen from Lille to Serie A side Napoli announced on Friday. Daily Trust reported that neither club officially gave details of the transfer, but a source from Lille who was familiar with the transfer told AFP that the Ligue …

Attack: Fear grips Plateau community as gunmen ‘vow to return’

A community in Gashish District of Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau State has been living in fear since Thursday night when gunmen attacked a mother and her son in their house. As a result of the attack, which happened at about 8pm, the son, Daniel Mwantiri, lost his life, while his mother, Ladi …

Boko Haram: Maiduguri attack death toll rises to 6 — Police

The death toll of Thursday’s mortar attack in Maiduguri by Boko Haram has risen to six, Borno State Commissioner of Police, Mr Mohammed Aliyu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Friday in Maiduguri. Aliyu said 27 persons were fatally injured from the four mortar attacks, which affected Gwange, Custom, and Gidan Ayaba areas of …

Buhari speaks on EFCC, NDDC probes, decries worsening security situation

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, spoke on the current probes into the activities of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). President Buhari made remarks on the two agencies for the first time while speaking to Nigerians shortly after performing the Eid prayers with his family and aides …



PHOTOS: Napoli unveil Nigeria’s most expensive footballer, Victor Osimhen

Nigeria forward, Victor Osimhen, has signed for Serie A side, Napoli, from French outfit, Lille, the two clubs announced on Friday. Below are some of his pictures in Napoli jersey:      

OFFICIAL: Osimhen joins Napoli from Lille

Nigeria forward, Victor Osimhen, has signed for Serie A side, Napoli, from French outfit, Lille, the two clubs announced on Friday. Neither club officially gave details of the transfer, but a source from Lille who was familiar with the transfer told AFP that the Ligue 1 team would receive 70 million euros ($82.8 million) with …

Buhari has delivered on all campaign promises — Gov Bagudu

The Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, says that President Muhammad Buhari has delivered on the three cardinal promises he made during the 2015 electioneering campaign. The governor stated this in his Sallah message on Friday, in Birnin Kebbi, saying security was better than how the president took over the country. Attack on Zulum: …

Loans: Amaechi should resign, China targeting Nigeria’s gas – PDP topshot VIDEO

Katchi Ononuju, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, has advised Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, to resign. Ononuju made the call Friday on African Independent Television (AIT). There has been a furore over Nigeria’s repeated borrowings from China. This week, the House of Representatives found a controversial clause in the agreement of a 2018 …
Loans: Amaechi should resign, China targeting Nigeria’s gas – PDP topshot VIDEO

NDDC, EFCC: Some people have abused my trust for them – Buhari laments

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that some of his appointees have abused the trust he had for them. Buhari spoke on Friday in Abuja after a Sallah service. The President was responding to a question from press men about the recent corruption allegations arising from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Niger …
NDDC, EFCC: Some people have abused my trust for them – Buhari laments

Four found dead in Delta apartment

Delta State Police Command has confirmed recovery of the bodies of four persons found dead in an apartment in Asaba on July 23. Mr Hafiz Inuwa, Delta Commissioner of Police, confirmed the tragic development to newsmen on Friday. NAN reports that the incident occurred at the Rich Man Garden Estate, behind the Anglican Girls Grammar …
Four found dead in Delta apartment

EFCC: 10 questions presidency, Salami panel must answer – Magu’s lawyer

The legal team of suspended Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has thrown ten questions to the presidency and Justice Ayo Salami-led panel. The police officer had tendered a 44-page document containing his defense. Magu insists that the allegations against him were fabricated and meant to tarnish his image and EFCC credibility. On …
EFCC: 10 questions presidency, Salami panel must answer – Magu’s lawyer

Transfer: What Victor Osimhen said after joining Napoli from Lille

Napoli’s new signing, Victor Osimhen, has said that he cannot wait to wear the club’s iconic jersey after completing his transfer move to the Serie A side on Saturday. DAILY POST had earlier reported that Osimhen joined Napoli from French Ligue 1 club, Lille on Saturday. The Nigerian striker signed for Napoli for a reported …
Transfer: What Victor Osimhen said after joining Napoli from Lille

Enugu govt flags off decontamination of schools ahead of resumption

The Enugu State Government, on Friday, flagged off comprehensive decontamination and fumigation of secondary schools in the state, ahead of resumption of academic activities. The exercise is being carried out by the State Fire Service, led by its Chief Fire Officer, Engr. Okwudiri Ohaa. It would be recalled that Enugu State Government, on March 24, …
Enugu govt flags off decontamination of schools ahead of resumption

Four dead, six injured in auto crash in Niger

Four persons have been confirmed dead while six have been seriously injured in an accident that occurred on Lambata–Minna road on Friday. The Federal Road Safety Corps FRSC, sector commander, Mr. Joel Dagwa, who disclosed this to newsmen in Minna Said that the accident which occurred at about 23.40 hours at Kwanan Bakwai village of …
Four dead, six injured in auto crash in Niger

Eid-el-Kabir: Oyetola observes prayers with family, aides at home, addresses Osun people

The Governor, State of Osun, Gboyega Oyetola, has called on citizens of the State to renew their belief in God by being faithful to promises whenever they are made.   He advocated for unity, togetherness l, and good neighbourliness among the citizens. Oyetola made these calls on Friday while addressing journalists shortly after he observed …
Eid-el-Kabir: Oyetola observes prayers with family, aides at home, addresses Osun people

Boko Haram: Police gives latest update on Maiduguri mortar attack as death toll rises

The death toll from the Thursday’s mortar attack in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital by Boko Haram, has risen from two to six. The State’s Commissioner of Police, Mr Mohammed Aliyu, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Maiduguri. Aliyu explained that 27 people were fatally injured …
Boko Haram: Police gives latest update on Maiduguri mortar attack as death toll rises

Arsenal vs Chelsea: Why I have ‘huge respect’ for David Luiz – Lampard

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has insisted that he has huge respect for Arsenal defender, David Luiz because the Brazilian was a top player during his time at the Blues in 2012. Lampard, who played alongside Luiz at Chelsea, said this on Friday at his pre-match press conference ahead of Chelsea’s FA Cup final clash with …
Arsenal vs Chelsea: Why I have ‘huge respect’ for David Luiz – Lampard

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