Good evening. Here are the major news headlines for Monday, July 6, 2020.
Magu Was Not Arrested Says EFCC
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has refuted claims that its Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, was arrested on Monday and explained that the agency’s boss only went to honour an invitation by a presidential panel.
There were claims that the Department of State Security (DSS) had arrested Mr Magu but a statement by the EFCC Head, Media and Publicity, Dele Oyewale on Monday, said the anti-craft agency’s boss was neither arrested nor forced to honour an invitation…READ MORE>>>
Domestic Flights Will No Longer Serve Meals On Board
The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, on Monday, said food will no longer be served on domestic flights when operations resume.
Sirika who spoke during the Presidential Taskforce, PTF on COVID-19 briefing in Abuja explained that the decision was part of efforts to control the spread of the novel coronavirus on flights…READ MORE>>>
WAEC Examination To Start On August 4
The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, has announced that the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) 2020 will hold from August 4 to September 5.
The examination which was earlier scheduled for April this year, was postponed due to the Coronavirus pandemic…READ MORE>>>
FG Laments Rate Of COVID-19 Infections Among Politicians
The Nigerian Government has lamented the high rate of COVID-19 positive cases among politicians in the country.
The government described the situation as a threat to governance and security…READ MORE>>>
Bandits Kill 15 Farmers In Katsina Community
No fewer than fifteen farmers were on Monday morning killed by bandits at Yar Gamji village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Residents disclosed that the farmers were working on their farmland when the bandits attacked about 10am and killed them…READ MORE>>>
Protesters Storm US Embassy, Demand Atiku, Melaye’s arrest Over Hushpuppi
Some Protesters on Monday took to the US Embassy, Abuja, demanding an investigation into the link between ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Timi Frank and some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftains with Raymond Abbas Igbalode, popularly known as Hushpuppi.
The group, under the aegis of Concerned Citizens Forum (CCF), seen in their numbers held placards calling for the arrest of Atiku, Melaye and other PDP members linked to the fraudster…READ MORE>>>
Ebuka To Continue As BBNaija Show Host In Season 5
Ace TV presenter, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu has confirmed that for the 4th season in a row, he will continue as host of Big Brother Naija.
Ebuka took to Twitter to share the exciting development. He shared, “Excited to be confirmed once again as the host of a brand new season of @BBNaija premiering on July 19″…READ MORE>>>