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TUESDAY Major Newspaper Headlines Today, July 21, 2020

JUST IN: Ondo 2020: Akeredolu wins APC governorship primary

Mr Akeredolu won in all the local government areas of the state, defeating seven other aspirants.- Premium Times Newspaper

Nigeria's COVID-19 death toll exceeds 800

A total of 562 cases were recorded in the past 24 hours bringing the total number of infections to 37,225 in the West African nation, according to the country's infectious disease outfit, NCDC - Premium Times Newspaper

The Ondo state governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has emerged winner in the primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held on Monday in Akure, the state capital. With the result announced so far, Akeredolu is leading other aspirants in all the 18 local government of the state with a wide margin. Governor Akeredolu will represent the party in the October 10 governorship election in the state. - Leadership Newspaper

The Police in Abia have begun manhunt for the remaining nine of the 29 criminal suspects that escaped from police cell in Umuahia on Saturday.- Daily Trust Newspaper

He disclosed this while answering questions from members of the House Committee on NDDC when he appeared before the committee on Monday. - Daily Trust Newspaper

General Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, Monday directed Muslims to look out for the new moon of Dhul Hijjah 1441 AH from tomorrow Tuesday, July 21. - Daily Trust Newspaper

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