Nigerian newspapers: 10 issues it’s essential know this Thursday morning

Nigerian newspapers: 10 issues it’s essential know this Thursday morning

Good morning! Right here is as we speak’s abstract from Nigerian newspapers:

1. The Nigerian authorities has introduced dates for resumption of home flights within the nation.

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, on Wednesday stated Abuja and Lagos airports will reopen on Wednesday, July 8, whereas these in Kano, Port Harcourt, Maiduguri and Owerri will resume operations three days after.

2. The Petroleum Merchandise Pricing Regulatory Company (PPPRA) has elevated the pump worth of petrol to N140.80/143.80 per litre from N121.50 per litre.

PPPRA introduced the brand new retail worth band to entrepreneurs in a round dated July 1, 2020.

3. President Muhammadu Buhari has named Debo Adesina, ex-Minister of State for protection, Ademola Seriki, Dare Sunday Awaoniyi, others as nominees in a 41-man non-career and profession ambassadors listing.

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President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan learn the President’s letter of request on the ground of the Senate at plenary on Wednesday.

4. Governor Babagana Zulum’s Chief of Employees, Babagana Wakil is lifeless.

Spokesperson to the Governor of Borno States, Isa Gusau, who made this identified in a press release on Wednesday afternoon, stated that Wakil died on Wednesday morning, including that particulars of his loss of life have been but undisclosed.

5. Armed males on Wednesday attacked the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Lokoja, Kogi State, disrupting a COVID-19 press briefing.

Experiences stated on arrival, the gunmen shot sporadically and assaulted anybody in sight.

6. Delta Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, and his spouse have examined constructive for coronavirus.

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Okowa, who made the announcement Wednesday on Twitter, stated they’re effectively and persevering with with their isolation/medicine.

7. The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has permitted the partial reopening of faculties within the state.

The state Commissioner for Info, Tradition and Tourism, Mrs Ngunan Adingi disclosed that solely graduating courses can be allowed to reopen within the state.

8. Nigeria on Wednesday, recorded a complete of 790 new circumstances of coronavirus.

The Nigeria Centre for Illness Management, NCDC, which introduced the determine late Wednesday, stated Delta State recorded 166 circumstances, whereas Lagos State adopted with 120 circumstances.

9. About 30 outstanding Nigerians have shaped a brand new political motion within the nation often called Nationwide Consultative Entrance.

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Among the members embrace: a former Speaker of the Home of Representatives, Ghali Na’abba; a outstanding lawyer, Olisa Agbakoba; human rights lawyer, Femi Falana; ex-deputy governor of the Central Financial institution of Nigeria (CBN), Obadiah Mailafia, and former Schooling Minister, Oby Ezekwesili.

10. The Taraba State Unbiased Electoral Fee (TSIEC) has declared candidates of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) winners of the sixteen native authorities councils of the state within the Tuesday, June 30, 2020 native council polls.

Declaring the outcomes of the native authorities election which was carried out on Tuesday, the chairman of the fee, Dr. Philip Duwe, stated candidates of the PDP for chairmanship gained all seats throughout the sixteen native authorities councils of the state.

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