Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Saturday 21st November 2020

Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Saturday 21st November 2020

Top Nigeria News Dailies Update from Newspaper Headlines Today this Afternoon

Read also latest news in nigeria Saturday 21st November 2020

Economic Diversification: FG reviving mineral sector through World Bank facility – MINDIVER

Gyang Bere, Jos The Deputy Project Coordinator for Mineral Sector Support for Economic Diversification (MINDIVER) in the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Alh. Abba Usman said the Federal Government has obtained a facility at the World Bank to resuscitate the mineral sector in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic recovery policy thrust. Alh. Usman …
The Sun Nigeria.

Nigeria relies on North Central for development, says Saraki

Charity Nwakaudu, Abuja Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has stressed that the North Central zone had played a prominent role in the development and togetherness of Nigeria. Saraki while receiving leaders of the North Central Peoples Forum (NCPF) who paid him a courtesy visit in his Abuja resident yesterday, said the zone deserve a body …
The Sun Nigeria.



#EndSARS protest: Human rights activists fault CNN report

Okwe Obi, Abuja The Coalition of Civil Society For Human Rights and Good Governance Africa, has accused an American-based Cable News Network (CNN), of undermining the integrity of Nigeria following its report on the #EndSARS protest, in which it alleged that the Nigerian Army opened fire on demonstrators at the Lekki toll gate on October …
The Sun Nigeria.

Obiano to host educational icons award in Anambra

Obinna Odogwu, Awka Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, is expected to host the 2020 Anambra Educational Icons Award scheduled to be held in the state. At the event ceremony which would be held in partnership with MicNet Concept International, about 100 outstanding personalities would be honoured. Speaking at a press conference in Awka, the …
The Sun Nigeria.

Nigeria slides into recession again

Nigeria has gone into its worst economic recession in over three decades, information from the Natonal Bureau of Statistics has shown. Figure of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP)  released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Saturday, November 21, indicates the nation recorded a contraction of 3.62 percent in the third quarter of 2020. This …
The Sun Nigeria.

#EndSARS: Police to compensate familiesof dead policemen – Abia CP

Okey Sampson, Umuahia   Abia State Commissioner of Police, Janet Agbede assured that families of policemen in Abia who lost their lives during the #EndSARS protest would be compensated.   Agbede who disclosed this during the visit of the Inspector General of Police committee on assessment of police facilities destroyed during the EndSARS protest in …
The Sun Nigeria.

CIPM charges new members on people management solution

Henry Uche The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria, CIPM, has called on its newly inducted members to seek sustainable solution to the unending human management challenges in the workplaces as professional human resource managers.  The President/Chairman of Council of the Institute, Wale Adediran, made this charge at the 44th induction of new members …
The Sun Nigeria.



Australian Open set to be pushed back – report

The start of the Australian Open is set to be pushed back from January to February or March next year due to COVID-19 protocols in the country, the Herald Sun newspaper reported on Saturday. “I am very confident we will have an Aussie Open in the early part of next year,” the report quoted Victoria …
The Sun Nigeria.

Gov. Diri redeems cash reward offer to Bayelsa athletes, administrators

Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa has ordered the release of the balance of cash reward pledged to athletes and sports administrators that participated in the last National Sports Festival in Abuja, a statement issued to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday, by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor on Media, Mr Daniel …
The Sun Nigeria.

Bauchi private College of Health enrolls 3,000, graduates 573 students in 4yrs

The Malakiya College of Health and Social Sciences, Bauchi, has graduated 573 students in its four years of existence, the proprietor of the college, Alhaji Aminu Ahmed-Danmalik, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Bauchi. He disclosed that one of the graduates, Aisha Umar, who set a new …
The Sun Nigeria.

Lebanon inmates break doors, die in car crash after jail-break

    Five prisoners have died when their getaway car hit a tree after a mass jail-break in Lebanon. A total of 69 prisoners managed to break down their cell doors at the jail near Beirut in the early hours, reports the BBC. Fifteen prisoners were caught, state news agency NNA said. One was returned …

#EndSARS: LCC presents footage from Lekki Toll Plaza to Lagos Judicial Panel

  The judicial panel of inquiry set up by the Lagos State government to investigate cases of police brutality and extrajudicial killings has commenced another sitting. The sitting began at 10:27 am on Saturday with the Lekki Concession Company being called first to give its testimony. They are playing footage from the incidents of October …

NBS: Nigeria’s economy hits worse recession, GPD contracts -3.62% Q3

    Abdulwahab Isa, Abuja   As anticipated as one of the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy, Nigeria officially slid into its worst economic recession in over three decades with her Gross Domestic Product (GDP) contracting by  -3.62 %  (year-on-year) in real terms in the third quarter of 2020. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) posted …

CSO flays CNN on Lekki protest report 

…says report of killing by soldiers fake Our Reporter The Coalition of Civil Society For Human Rights and Good Governance Africa, has condemned in its entirety a report by the Cable News Network (CNN) alleging massacre of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos, on October 20, 2020. In a strongly-worded statement, Friday, the …

G20 to discuss post-pandemic world, back debt relief

  Leaders of the 20 biggest world economies (G20) will debate this weekend how to deal with the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic that has caused a global recession and how to manage the recovery once the coronavirus is under control. High on the agenda are purchases and global distribution of vaccines, drugs and tests for low …

Toronto, suburb to enter lockdown as COVID-19 cases continue to climb

  The city of Toronto and the suburb of Peel will enter lockdown on Monday, Ontario Premier Doug Ford said on Friday, with all indoor social gatherings banned, restaurants operating exclusively takeout and delivery, and retail stores open only for curbside pickup as COVID-19 cases climb. Outdoor gatherings and religious services including weddings with 10 …

Killing of black man by guards at Brazil supermarket sparks protests

    The brutal killing of a black man at the hands of two white security guards outside a supermarket has sparked outrage across Brazil. The killing happened on Thursday, the eve of Black Consciousness Day, and spurred anti-racism protests on Friday. Footage showed Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas, 40, being repeatedly punched in the face …

Ligue 1: Monaco come from 2-0 down to stun PSG

  Monaco came from two goals down to end Paris St-Germain’s eight-match winning streak in Ligue 1, moving second with a stunning victory. PSG’s Kylian Mbappe scored two first-half goals on his return from injury, reports the BBC. But Monaco came out transformed after the break, as Kevin Volland scored twice past Keylor Navas in …

Djokovic sad for Zverev over off-court problems

  Novak Djokovic offered sympathy to Alexander Zverev over his problems away from the tennis court after the German was accused of domestic abuse by an ex-girlfriend. World number seven Zverev has repeatedly denied the allegations made by Olga Sharypova, who stated she does not intend to press charges, reports Reuters. “We don’t know what …

NCDC confirms 143 new COVID-19 cases

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 143 samples positive for the coronavirus in nine states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The agency announced the figure in its update for November 20. According to the breakdown of the new cases, Lagos recorded the most infections with 70 new cases, followed by …

Read also Nigerian Newspapers Today and Nigeria News Today

Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria

You can also check Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria