Nigeria news today headlines : Saturday 1st August 2020

Nigeria news today headlines : Saturday 1st August 2020

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Bank Of America Defers US$7.7B Commercial Loans Amid Pandemic

Bank of America Corp. has deferred US$7.7 billion of loans for commercial clients in response to the coronavirus pandemic. About two per cent of clients’ commercial loans had been modified as of July 23, mainly consisting of payment deferrals of as long as 90 days, according to a quarterly regulatory filing Friday. Interest continues to accrue on …

Taliban Announce Eid Ceasefire After Bloody Spring

A holiday ceasefire has been touted for the weekend, with hopes high that the much-mentioned intra-Afghan talks could soon begin. Then on Thursday night, a car bomb blew in Afghanistan’s Logar province, killing more than a dozen people, a reminder that the situation in Afghanistan remains violent. The context within which the planned-for temporary halting of hostilities …



Germany’s Defense Minister Describes U.S Troop Withdrawal As “Regrettable”

Germany’s defense minister has described the planned withdrawal of some 12,000 U.S. troops from her country as “regrettable” and suggested it underlines the need for Europe to do more for its own security. American defense leaders said on Wednesday that the U.S. will bring about 6,400 troops home and shift about 5,600 to other countries …

Motorists, Commuters Express Ordeal On Closure Of Third Mainland Bridge

LAGOS – Since the Federal government announced the partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for a period of six months to effect proper repairs of the ancient link to the populous Nigeria’s economic nerve centre, Lagos Island, motorists and commuters have been having sleepless nights. The commuters, who appeared to have been jittery, have …

Teens Jailed For Manslaughter

Three teenagers have been sentenced for the death of PC Andrew Harper. Henry Long, 19, was given 16 years behind bars, having served as the getaway driver when the officer got caught in a tow rope and was dragged behind a car while responding to a theft. Passengers Jessie Cole and Albert Bowers, both 18, …

Trump Ad Aims At Georgia, Ohio, Texas

A Facebook ad from President Donald Trump’s campaign targets a different set of states. A new poll indicates Virginia might be Democratic nominee Joe Biden country. And a co-founder of the Federalist Society called Trump’s election-delay tweet grounds for impeachment. The Trump campaign is reaching out to voters in Ohio, Georgia, and Texas, three states …

COVID-19: Obiano Signs N114.9 Billion Anambra’s 2020 Revised Budget Into Law

AWKA – Anambra State Governor Wil­lie Obiano yesterday signed the revised appropriation bill of N114.9 billion for the year 2020 into law. The revised budget of, ‘‘Ac­celerating Infrastructural De­velopment and Youth Entre­preneurship’’ was a reduction by N22.2bn or 16 per cent from the original budget of N137. 1billion. The Executive Assistant to the Governor on …



Eid-el-kabir: Lawmaker Tasks Constituents On Love, Respect For COVID-19 Safety Protocols

LAGOS – Honourable Jude Idimo­gu, lawmaker representing Oshodi/Isolo constituency 2 at Lagos State House of Assembly, showers gifts on constituents, tasks them on love and respect for all safety directives by the state govern­ment on COVID-19 pandemic. In his Eid-el-kabir mes­sage to the members of the constituency, the lawmaker said that adherence to the teachings …

15 Civilians Killed In Pakistani Rocket Attack In Southern Afghanistan

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Zenith Bank Rewards Customers With Massive Giveaways In ‘Zenith Beta Life’ Promo

 Zenith Bank Plc, Nigeria’s lead­ing financial institution, has commenced its ‘Zenith Beta Life’ Promo to reward customers of the Bank with gifts every week startingfrom31stJuly2020to30th July2021. During this period, fifty (50) customers will be selected via raf­fledraweachweekandrewarded withgiftsworthNGN30,000. The Promo is open to existing and new Zenith Bank customers withthefollowingrafflequalifying criteria: maintainaminimumde­posit of NGN5,000 for …

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