Latest News in Nigeria Today : Sunday 2nd August 2020

Latest News in Nigeria Today Sunday 2nd August 2020

These are the Latest News in Nigeria Today on Sunday 2nd August 2020 .

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Insurgency: CAS tasks troops to sustain fight against Boko Haram

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Saturday, tasked personnel of the Air Task Force (ATF) Command, Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD), to sustain the tempo of operations against the Boko Haram terrorists in the northeast.
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Facebook bans profiles of radical Bolsonaro supporters worldwide

Facebook has banned the profiles of radical supporters of right-wing populist president Jair Bolsonaro, Brazilian media reported Saturday, citing the social media giant. The ban was enacted in line with a court order. On Friday, Judge Alexandre de Moraes had increased fines against Facebook to 1.92 million reals (368,000 dollars) a day for failing toRead More
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SERAP asks court to order Buhari to publish details of govt loans since 2015

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja to order President Muhammadu Buhari to “publish details of loans that have been obtained by the government since May 29, 2015, including the interest rate, the total amount of debts that have so far been incurred by this government, as well as details of the projects on which the loans have been spent.”
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Spas, night clubs, cinemas, bars remain shut in Lagos

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has directed that spas, bars, lounges, night clubs, cinemas, games arcades remain shut, even as hugs, handshakes and high-fives are prohibited in churches.
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Thousands of Israelis protest against PM Netanyahu, coronavirus policies

Thousands of Israelis have demonstrated in several locations across the country against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial and coronavirus pandemic crisis management. According to a police spokesman on Saturday evening, more than 7,000 people took part in a demonstration near the official residence of the 70-year-old premier in Jerusalem, demanding his resignation. Around 1,000Read More
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E2%80%95-ihedioha/ PDP remains choice of Imo people ― Ihedioha

*Says Imolites Traumatized at Party’s Exit From Power. *Assures Congress Will Produce Leadership That Will Reposition PDP. Former Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha CON has stated that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, remains the choice political party of the people of Imo State, expressing hope that the party will win subsequent electionsRead More
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Crisis brews in Rivers Community over Agip contract

By Davies Iheamnachor PORT HARCOURT: There is disagreement in Aggah community, Ebgema Clan in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, between the Paramount ruler of the community and flood-affected individuals in the area over Nigeria Agip Oil Company’s, NAOC’s, contract. Some residents of the area, who have experienced annul flooding for 50 years, haveRead More
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How generator fume killed seven women in Niger

The Niger State Police Command on Saturday confirmed the death of seven female from generator fumes at Rijau town, in Rijau Local Government Area of the state. Mr Adamu Usman, the state Commissioner of Police told the Newsmen in Minna, that one Alhaji Mohammed Bello, the district Head of Rijau reported the incident at Rijau,Read More
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Air Chief tasks troops on bombardment of bandits’ hideouts

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has tasked Nigerian Air Force, NAF, personnel of the Air Component of Operation Hadarin DajiI not to relent in their efforts, but to press on with air strikes until acts of banditry, kidnapping and other forms of criminality are brought to an end.
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NDPHC: Bridging the electricity gap

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Many Nigerians have come to the conclusion that inadequate electricity supply in the country is one of the factors inhibiting national growth. Moreso is the fact that electricity is vital to most, if not all, modern development sectors and routes. Successive governments have made efforts to bridge the power gap, especially givenRead More
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