This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria Today, Sunday, 2nd, August 2020
Breaking: Sanwo-Olu Fixes Date To Reopen Mosques, Churches In Lagos
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu says worship centres (Churches and Mosques) in Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial city, will reopen effective August 7, 2020, amid Coronavirus in Lagos.
Naija News reports that Churches and Mosques had been shut in Lagos since March as part of measures to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus disease
Edo 2020: See The Massive Crowd At The APC Campaign Rally In Edo North (Video)
A massive crowd was on hand to witness the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship campaign rally which held at Fugar, Edo North.
The All Progressives Congress is expected to be one of the leading parties in the Edo State governorship election scheduled for September 19, 2020
Borno No Longer Safe – Shehu Reacts To Boko Haram Attack On Zulum
Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai Elkanemi, The Shehu of Borno, has lamented the attack on Governor Babagana Zulum, saying that citizens of Borno State are no longer safe.
Naija News reports that gunmen suspected to be members of the dreaded Boko Haram sect on Wednesday attacked the convoy of Babagana Zulum in Baga Town.
Mamman Daura Breaks Silence On Isa Funtua, Abba Kyari’s Death
Mamman Daura, the nephew of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday spoke on the deaths of the late Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari and Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua.
Naija News reports that Abba Kyari, Buhari’s Chief of Staff, had died on April 17 of complications arising from the COVID-19 while Funtua died of cardiac arrest on July 20.Speaking in an interview with BBC Hausa service, Mamman Daura said the death of the duo was very disturbing to him.
Oshiomhole Returns To The Streets For Corn Ahead Of Governorship Election (Video)
The former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has been spotted on the streets eating corn ahead of the Governorship election in Edo State.Recall that the former Governor of Edo State used the same strategy when he was campaigning for Governor Godwin Obaseki in 2016.
Former PDP National Chairman Defects To APC
Senator Barnabas Gemade on Saturday dumped Social Democratic Party (SDP) and joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Naija News recalls that Senator Gemade contested the 2019 general election on the platform of the SDP.
He left the APC for the SDP shortly before the 2019 general election.