Connect with us

News

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Monday morning

Published

on

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers

1. Nigeria, on Sunday, recorded one thousand, four hundred and forty-four (1444) new COVID-19 cases in the country.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which confirmed the figure in a tweet via its Twitter handle Sunday night, said the country has now recorded 110, 387 COVID-19 cases and 1,435 deaths officially.

2. The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has confirmed that bandits attacked officers in Kaduna State on Friday.

Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, in a statement on Sunday disclosed that the personnel were attached to Police Mobile Force – 9 Squadron, Kano.

3. Former Speakers of the House of Assembly in Ekiti and Ondo States have denied declaring support for the Bola Tinubu 2023 presidency.

Five ex-Ondo Speakers: Victor Olabimtan, Oluwasegun Bolarinwa, Ayo Agbomuserin, Abdusalam Olawale Taofeeq, Kenneth Olawale, and Patrick Ajigbolamu (Ekiti) in a statement on Sunday, noted that Lagos Speaker, Obasa was at their meeting to solicit the support of the ex-speakers, as automatic national delegates, “for the aspiration of his mentor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu”.

READ  25-year-old man arraigned for unlawful firearm possession, cultism

4. Nigerian Army Chief, Tukur Buratai has hailed troops of Operation TURA TAKAIBANGO for repelling Boko Haram/ISWAP attack on Friday.

Buratai said the destruction of gun trucks and decimation of a number of the attackers was a good display of gallantry.

5. A total of 17 persons were said to have been kidnapped by armed bandits in three communities of Bassa/Kukoki wards in Shiroro local government area of Niger State.

They were allegedly abducted on Saturday night in Madagwa, Wongo and Marenje areas of the council.

6. The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan and the Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila to stop President Buhari from selling public properties to fund the 2021 budget.

READ  “This Wasn’t What She Said 10years Ago”— Omotola Ekeinde Exposed After Boasting Of Being A Millionaire At 18 When She Got Married

SERAP tasked the government to cut salaries and allowances of top officials to address the growing level of deficit and borrowing, rather than sell national assets.

7. Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and National Rescue Movement (NRM) in Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara have defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Leader of the defectors, on Sunday, Bello Jafaru explained that their decision to join PDP was a result of the present administration’s efforts in tackling insecurity in the State.

8. The Lagos State government has scheduled the second term of the 2020/2021 academic session to run for 61 days for public and private schools in the State.

READ  Nigerian govt goes after lottery operators over unpaid billions

According to the Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, this will be the start of the second term for 2020/2021 academic session. She also noted that this is in line with the Federal Government’s resolution after reaching a consensus with relevant stakeholders.

9. A former Chairman, Oyo State Amateur Boxing Association, Mr. Akintunde Opaleye is dead.

Chairman, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) in Oyo State, Mr. Adeniyi Alebiosu, who confirmed the development, said Olaleye died on Sunday at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan.

10. A clash between two rival cult groups has allegedly claimed four lives in Bakassi local government area of Cross River State.

Atabong, an eyewitness, said though no particular cult group has been identified, the attack was very fierce.

.

Source link

Davistech Adewumi (CEO DAVISLOADED) is a Nigerian news carrier blogger, writer, entrepreneur, SEO Expert, Tech Guru and a web developer. We bring you the Nigerian News, Music, Sport Talk and All Informative Messages On This Medium. Connect With Me Via: IG/Twitter: @davisloaded Call/Whatsapp: +2349038173068

sport

Sport2 weeks ago

[SPORT] UEFA Champions League Final 2021 Live Stream

UEFA Champions League Final 2021 Live Stream The UEFA Champions League final is the crowning night of the European club...

Europa League Final 2021 Europa League Final 2021
Sport2 weeks ago

[SPORT] Europa League Final 2021

Europa League Final 2021: Villarreal vs Man Utd – Live stream. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be looking to take the...

Arsenal vs Villarreal live stream Arsenal vs Villarreal live stream
Sport1 month ago

[SPORT] Arsenal vs Villarreal live stream

Arsenal vs Villarreal live stream Arsenal trail 2-1 from the first leg; Kieran Tierney, Alexandre Lacazette could return; David Luiz...

Roma vs Manchester United live stream Roma vs Manchester United live stream
Sport1 month ago

[SPORT] Roma vs Manchester United live stream

Roma vs Manchester United live stream Manchester United did the hard work last week at Old Trafford and now simply need...

Real Madrid VS Chelsea Live Match Stream Real Madrid VS Chelsea Live Match Stream
Sport1 month ago

[SPORT] Real Madrid VS Chelsea Live Match Stream

Real Madrid VS Chelsea Live Match Stream Only the third time the two sides have met, today’s Champions League semi-final...

Sport2 months ago

“My future is clear” – Chelsea & Man United target speaks out amid transfer speculation

[ad_1] Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane has spoken out on his future amid recent transfer rumours linking him with Chelsea...

Sport2 months ago

#OleOut trending again as Manchester United boss under fire

[ad_1] Manchester United are enduring a tough time on and off the field at present and it appears that the...

Sport2 months ago

New four-year deal at Man United for Eric Bailly

[ad_1] As an organisation, Manchester United have really been put through the wringer over the last seven days.Ever since the...

Sport2 months ago

Arsenal identify key transfer target for this summer

[ad_1] Arsenal are reportedly planning to sign a new No 10 in the summer transfer window.The Gunners let Mesut Ozil...

Sport2 months ago

Shearer and Henry in Premier League Hall of Fame

[ad_1] Those footballers who have retired from the game before August 1, 2020, will be eligible for the newly-created Premier...

movies

close
  • HIRE A DEVELOPER TODAY DAVISTECH I.T CONSULTANTCLICK NOW
  • %d bloggers like this: