Table Tennis: Oshonaike sets African record, qualifies for seventh Olympics
Fellow Nigerian, Offiong Edem, also qualifies for the Tokyo Olympics.
Reps summons BOA over repayment N81bn anchor borrowers loan
The House of Representatives wants BOA to clear issues on the bank’s inability to recover the N81 billion loan disbursed to farmers.
Alleged Internet Fraud: Naira Marley counter’s EFCC documents in court
Naira Marley’s trial for his alleged involvement in credit card fraud continued on Friday.
Lagos coronavirus patient ‘in stable condition’ – Sanwo-Olu
Although he tested positive to the virus, the patient is yet to show any respiratory symptoms
Coronavirus: Why infected Italian was not detected at Lagos airport – Minister
The health minister said contact tracing has begun for those who may have had contact with the Italian.
Civic groups urge Nigeria’s rights commission to act on “anti-democratic” bills
The groups said they were concerned with “deliberate attempts by the State to close the democratic space…”
Italian infected with coronavirus earlier visited Ogun — Official
The federal government releases N386 million to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Port Health Services to strengthen preparedness to combat Covid-19.
South West Houses of Assembly reject Miyetti Allah’s request to join Amotekun
The Amotekun bills have been passed and lawmakers say they had no reason to include MACBAN or respond to their demand.
Falana challenges governors to demand return of billions missing from federation accounts
Mr Falana says although the constitution provides that Nigeria shall be a federal republic, the political elites ruling the country have preferred to retain the distorted version of the constitution bequeathed by the military.
EXPLAINER: Inside details of bill seeking to create state police across Nigeria
The piece outlines the details of the state police bill proposed by Ike Ekweremadu.
Emergency simulation exercise holds at Lagos airport
The exercise is aimed at ascertaining the level of preparedness of the airport in real-life emergency situations.
Legislation cannot end street begging in Northern Nigeria – Shehu Sani
Mr Sani said arresting and jailing beggars amounts to hiding the problems of the northerners and not solving them.
NEC receives updates on Nigeria’s handling of coronavirus, Lassa fever
An official said testing facilities across the country have been activated for coronovirus and “all state governments have been told to have a level of preparedness”.
House to investigate Julius Berger, others over ‘contract monopoly’
The committee was also tasked to ascertain the capacity of the company to deliver the projects.
Iran’s Vice President tests positive to coronavirus
The country currently has the highest death toll from the virus outside China, which is the epicentre for the disease.
N614bn Bailout: FG begins deducting from states’ allocations
The federal government extended the conditional budget support facility to the 35 states in 2017.