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Major News Headlines In Nigeria For This Morning, Sunday, 19th July, 2020

Good morning, here are the major news headlines in Nigeria for this morning..

NCDC: No State Reported New COVID-19 Case in 24 Hours.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) last night disclosed that no state in the federation had reported a new COVID-19 case in the last 24 hours.

The centre however, announced 653 outstanding cases which pushed the total number of confirmed cases to 36,107.

The centre gave the update on its official website last night, putting death cases at 778; active cases at 20,391, discharged cases at 14,938 and samples already tested at 209,446.

How Malami is undermining Buhari’s anti-corruption war — Special prosecutor.

A prosecutor with the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property, Oluwatosin Ojaomo, has accused the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), of withholding approval for the prosecution of hundreds of assets forfeiture and other criminal cases.

Arotile: NAF to reveal details of investigation today.

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will today give details of its preliminary investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile.

Earlier the Nigerian Air Force had in a statement signed by its Director, Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, linked the pilot’s death to a car accident at the NAF Base in Kaduna.

Impeachment: Ondo deputy governor says getting governorship ticket is key.

The Ondo State Deputy governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi, has said that although he is on guard in case of any funny move to have him removed from office but his concern at the moment is how to win the governorship primary election of the PDP coming up on Wednesday July 22.

Dexamethasone: How Nigerians use COVID-19 drug for weight gain.

Health care providers in Nigeria have warned members of the public against unethical use of Dexamethasone, a drug used in the management of severe COVID-19 infection.

Adeboye unveils handwashing machines for schools.

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has unveiled integrated handwashing and sanitiser dispensing machine for use by schools as they prepare for resumption as directed by the Federal Government.

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