Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines.
1. Magu Suspended, WAEC Cancelled, Hushpuppi Hires International Lawyer, Other Major Happenings In Nigeria Last Week
Events last week started on a high note when the news filtered in that the head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC had been arrested over alleged involvement in corruption. Midweek, the minister of education Adamu Adamu announced the suspension of the West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), a pronouncement that has been welcomed with mixed reactions. Naija News brings you a round-up of the major events and happenings in Nigeria last week.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported fresh 664 cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria. Naija News reports that the NCDC confirmed the new 664 cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria in a series of tweets on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Saturday evening, July 11.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has accused Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has paying N15 billion to emerge the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He made the allegation in a statement signed by his campaign Director of Communications, John Mayaki.
Eight people have been rescued alive after a three-storey building collapsed at 20, Freeman Street, Lagos Island. Naija News reports that the building at about 3:00am on Saturday morning.
A three-storey building collapsed at number 20 Freeman street in Lagos Island killing one and injuring six others. Naija News understands that the occupants were sleeping when the incident occurred in the early hours of Saturday.
The owner of the Abuja property linked with Kiki, daughter of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has come out to claim the property. This development comes after Kiki herself also dismissed ownership of the said property.
The recruitment of new constables has been commenced by the Nigeria Police Force. This was made known in a statement Frank MBA, the police Public Relations Officer, PPRO this morning.
The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has announced that’s it would commence its 2020 Trades/Non-Trades Men and Women recruitment exercise on the 24th of July and it will end on August 21. This was announced by Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF’s Director of Public Relations and Information, in a statement in Abuja yesterday.
The renowned Gospel drama ministry, The Mount Ciona Faith International has clocked 35 years of establishment. This was confirmed on Saturday, July 11 by the president and founder of the ministry, Evangelist Mike Bamiloye.
Legendary American preacher and televangelist, Dr Morris Cerullo, has died at the age of 88. The popular preacher died on Saturday in San Diego, California, United States.
That’s the Nigerian Newspaper headlines for today. Read more Nigerian news on Naija News. See you again tomorrow.