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Major News Headlines In Nigeria This Sunday Night, July 19, 2020

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo has said neither the party nor the state government was responsible for the damage or removal of the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate’s billboards. The state PDP Publicity Secretary, Mr Chris Nehikhare, said this while briefing newsmen on Sunday in Benin. The APC, in a statement issued by the Director of Publicity of Ize-Iyamu Campaign Organisation, Mr John Mayaki, had, on Saturday, raised the alarm that the campaign billboards of Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu were being destroyed and pulled down in some part of the state. [ 72 more words ]- Guardian Newspaper

The Enugu State government, on Sunday, announced 115 new cases of COVID-19 infection, bringing the total number in the state to 675. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ikechukwu Obi, stated this in a statement issued in Enugu. He said that the confirmation of the new cases was contained in the update given by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). [ 108 more words ]- Vanguard Newspaper

Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi featured for Leicester City who suffered another setback in their quest to qualify for next season’s Champions League after losing 3-0 at Tottenham Hotspur, Completesports.com reports. Ndidi was replaced on 70 minutes for Nampalys Mendy while Iheanacho was brought on for Ayoze Perez in the 59th minute. A brace from Harry Kane and an own goal from James Justin made it third consecutive wins for Spurs. [ 86 more words - Complete Sports News

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio and others indicted in the corruption scandal rocking the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to step down to give room for proper investigation and audit of their activities. NANS made the call in a statement by its Senate President, Gambo Abu Mohammed, on Sunday. [ 312 more words ]- Vanguard Newspaper

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