Breaking News from Nigerian Evening Newspapers Saturday 1st August 2020

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Aubameyang’s brace seal 14th FA Cup win for Arsenal

Arsenal have have lifted their 14th FA Cup titles after a 2-1 over London’s rival Chelsea. The team’s captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice as the Gunners came from behind to beat Chelsea. FA Cup (Arsenal vs Chelsea): The talking points FA CUP Final: What you need to know as Arsenal take on Chelsea Christian Pulisic …

Students protest, give FG 14-day ultimatum to reopen schools

Students under the umbrella of the National Association of Polytechnic (NAPS) on Saturday protested against the continued closure of tertiary institutions in the country. The students said decisive actions must be taken by government within 14 days to reopening schools in the interest of students. Ondo reopens Schools August 4 Mixed reactions trout planned resumption …



No clash between Obaseki and deputy, Shaibu

The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie has flayed rumours that there was a clash between Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu. In a statement, Osagie said the falsehood could only have emanated from the All Progressives Congress (APC), who have …

Ondo reopens Schools August 4

Ondo State government has reopened secondary schools in the state to allow the conduct of Senior School Certificate Examinations (SSCE). In a letter dated July 31, 2020, the state’s Ministry of Education, Science and Technology declared Tuesday, August 4, 2020 as the resumption date for Senior Secondary Schools class three (SSS3) only to allow them …

‘Report of travellers abduction along Abuja-Kaduna Highway is fake’

Kaduna State Government has denied media reports of abduction of unspecified number of travellers along Kaduna-Abuja highway on Thursday. The government said there was no such incident on that day, which was Sallah eve, as reported by some media platforms. Sallah eve: ‘Gunmen abduct travellers on Abuja-Kaduna Highway‘ Bandits kill bizman, abduct 3 in Kaduna …

Sanwo-Olu orders reopening of worship centres

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered the re-opening of worship centres in the state with some stringent conditions. The Governor also announced the increase of public gatherings in the state from 20 to 50. Lagos COVID-19 death toll rises to 185 Lagos COVID-19 patients running from isolation centres – Commissioner In an address on …

Enugu government seals off sinking 3-story building

Enugu State Government officials have sealed off the collapsing 3-storey building with eight flats located at Number 9A Egwuekwu Street in Maryland, Enugu North Local Government Area in preparation for its total demolition. It was gathered that both the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) and Federal Fire Service officials arrived the location on Saturday to …



Nigeria is without direction, needs God’s intervention – Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),  Prince Uche Secondus, has said Nigeria is without direction and needs God’s intervention. Speaking on Saturday in Uyo during the commissioning of the 1,000 sitting capacity of PDP State Secretariat, Secondus said the country was in need of truthful, honest and trusted leaders, and called for …

Arsenal unleash Pepe, Lacazette, Aubameyang on Chelsea

Arsenal coach, Mikel Arteta, has decided to line up his best attackers against Chelsea in their FA Cup final match on Saturday. He opted for a 3-4-3 formation that shows an attack-minded team. Also, Chelsea in same formation, have Olivier Giroud, an ex-gunner, as their target man. Here is the line up of both teams: …

Group to partner Akwa Ibom media on Peace Advocacy

A pro-peace group, Partners for Peace in the Niger Delta, P4P, has made known its intention to partner media in Akwa Ibom State in its advocacy for peace building in communities across the state. This formed part of the group’s agenda when it paid a courtesy visit to the Special Assistant to the Governor on …

Lawmaker raises alarm as 14 drown on Badagry waterways

A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, David Setonji, has cried out over the drowning of 14 persons. The incident occurred on Wednesday. Setonji said the increasing use of waterways was caused by the total collapse of Lagos-Badagry expressway. Ten persons died and four others missing after a boat en route Badagry capsized …
Lawmaker raises alarm as 14 drown on Badagry waterways

Prof. Nse Essien appointed as the new AKSU VC

Prof. Nse Essien has been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of the Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU), Ikot Akpaden. He succeeds the Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Eno Ibanga, who was recently appointed into the State Executive Council. Prof. Essien, until his appointment served as the Commissioner for Science and Technology and later as the …
Prof. Nse Essien appointed as the new AKSU VC

Generator fume kills seven ladies in Niger State

Niger State Police Command on Saturday confirmed the death of seven ladies from generator fume. The tragedy occurred on Friday at Rijau town in Rijau Local Government Area. Adamu Usman, Commissioner of Police, made the confirmation to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna. He said Alhaji Mohammed Bello, the district Head of Rijau, …
Generator fume kills seven ladies in Niger State

COVID-19: Students will be tested before resumption – Ogun govt

The Ogun State Government said one of the strong conditions for admittance to schools for boarding students is a COVID-19 Certificate, showing that the bearer is negative. The state government said this on Saturday in a statement by Ronke Soyombo, the Special Adviser to Governor Dapo Abiodun on Primary and Secondary Education. Soyombo said government, …
COVID-19: Students will be tested before resumption – Ogun govt

Anambra clears SS3 students for resumption on August 4

Anambra State Ministry of Basic Education has said that only SS3 students in approved Public, Private and Mission schools can resume studies in the state. The resumption announcement was contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Basic Education, Professor Kate Omenugha. The commissioner said while boarders are to return on Tuesday, August 4, …
Anambra clears SS3 students for resumption on August 4

Sanwo-Olu announces dates for reopening of Churches, Mosques in Lagos

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced that worship centres in the state will reopen on Friday, August 7. Sanwo-Olu confirmed this during a media briefing on Saturday. While churches and mosques will be allowed to reopen, nightclubs will remain shut. The Governor also increased public gatherings capacity from 20 to 50 people. …
Sanwo-Olu announces dates for reopening of Churches, Mosques in Lagos

Former PDP chairman, Senator Barnabas Gemade decamps to APC

Senator Barnabas Gemade of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, has again decamped to the All Progressives Congress, APC. Gemade, who was the candidate of the SDP in the last general election has dumped the party in a low key ceremony at the weekend in his village, Gemade Village, Mbajov, Mbawar Council Ward of Konshisha Local …
Former PDP chairman, Senator Barnabas Gemade decamps to APC

Resumption: Enugu govt moves to ensure workers’ compliance with COVID-19 protocol

Ahead of August 3 resumption of duty, after four months of lockdown, the Enugu State Government has reminded all civil servants in the state of the need to adhere strictly to the laid down preventive measures for containment of the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). The reminder was made by the state’s acting Head of …
Resumption: Enugu govt moves to ensure workers’ compliance with COVID-19 protocol

Only a foolish old man will marry a young lady – Ebenezer Obey

Music maestro, Ebenezer Obey, has lambasted old men who go after young women for marriage. He condemned such instances, noting that ladies just starting life should be left for their peers. The Nigerian legend said this in an interview with The Nation. Nicknamed “Chief Commander”, Ebenezer Remilekun Aremu Olasupo Obey-Fabiyi was born on April 3, …
Only a foolish old man will marry a young lady – Ebenezer Obey

Trump set to ban Chinese video app, TikTok

United States President, Donald Trump, has announced plans to ban Chinese-owned app TikTok. The American leader disclosed that he could sign an executive order as early as Saturday. The intelligence community had warned that the app, owned by Chinese firm ByteDance, could be used to collect the personal data of Americans. “As far as TikTok …
Trump set to ban Chinese video app, TikTok

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