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BREAKING: Latest Breaking News In Nigeria This Morning, Thursday July 16, 2020

The Commissioner for Health in Plateau, Dr Nimkong Lar, has said that 57 health workers were infected with COVID-19 in the course of their legitimate duties in various health centres in the state. Lar stated this at a press briefing after an executive council meeting on Wednesday in Jos. He said that they were workers managing COVID-19 patients in primary health centres, hospitals and private clinics across the state. [ 58 more words ] - Tribune Newspaper

By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has requested statutory powers to freeze accounts linked to criminals in the country. The apex bank also called for the creation of a Credit Tribunal to strengthen credit recovery processes and enforcement of collateral rights. These positions were advanced, in Abuja, yesterday, at the Senate Committee’s public hearing on its Bill for an Act to Repeal the Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act (BOFIA) 2004 and re-enact the Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act 2020. [ 657 more words ] - Vanguard Newspaper

By Henry Ojelu In view of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic, civil society organisation, Access to Justice, A2J, has appealed to the National Judicial Council, NJC, to direct all courts that have announced judicial vacations to reverse the directive. In a statement by its Convener, Joseph Otteh, and Project Director, Deji Ajare, the organisation said it is insensitive for courts across the country to embark on annual vacation when several cases affected by COVID-19 nationwide lockdown remain unattended to. [ 517 more words ] - Vanguard Newspaper

…As Buhari, Aisha Buhari, CAS, Gov Bello, Senate, Reps commiserate with NAF, family By Kingsley Omonobi , Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Tordue Salem As the country grapples to come to terms with the shocking news of the death of the first female combat helicopter pilot in the Nigeria, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, Tuesday, commemorations have continued to pour in as President Muhammadu Buhari commended her bravery in the field to protect the country from the onslaught of bandits and terrorists. [ 1,011 more word ] - Vanguard Newspaper

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