This is a round-up of some-breaking news in Nigeria Today, Monday, 3rd, August 2020
Coronavirus: NCDC Confirms 304 New COVID-19 Cases In Nigeria
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday evening, confirmed 304 new cases of coronavirus disease infection in Nigeria.
The new cases of COVID-19 infection were confirmed via a statement on the official Twitter handle of the health agency.
Ikpeazu Sacks Commissioner, Makes Fresh Appointments (Full List)
Governor Okezie Victor Ikpeazu of Abia State on Sunday sacked his Commissioner of Transport, Ekele Nwaohammuo.
This was made known in a statement titled, ‘Government special announcement’ by Chief of Staff to the Governor, Dr Anthony Agbazuere.
Chinese Loan: Buhari Must Apologise To Nigerians – Atiku Says
Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari led government and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to apologise to all Nigerians over what he described as reckless borrowing from china
Speaking via a press statement made available to Naija News, Atiku said that two months ago he called the attention of Nigerians on the terms of those loans which the Buhari’s administration took which could compromise the future of the country.
Borno Governor Reveals Those Frustrating Buhari’s Effort To End Boko Haram
He said this on Sunday when hosting the Governors of Kebbi and Jigawa States, Atiku Bagudu and Badaru Abubakar, who paid him a solidarity visit over the recent attack in Baga – a town in Borno.
SERAP Drags Buhari To Court Over Loans
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit before the Federal High Court, Abuja, asking the court to order President Muhammadu Buhari to publish the details of loans obtained by his government since May 29, 2015.
According to SERAP, the President is expected to publish interest rates, the total amount of debts incurred, as well as projects the loans, were spent on.