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Breaking News As At This Afternoon, 19th July 2020

✓ COVID-19: Ekiti orders arrest of facemask defaulters

However, the Ekiti Government says it will begin to arrest those refusing to wear facemasks in public places from Monday.

Meanwhile, the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Wale Fapounda, on Sunday told newsmen in Ado Ekiti that there would henceforth be stiffer penalties for those who fail to comply.

✓ Nigerian universities won’t resume even if FG reopens schools – ASUU

Meanwhile, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has explained that Nigerian universities may not be reopened even if the federal government orders the resumption of all schools amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

However, the president of the union Biodun Ogunyemi, in a telephone interview on Sunday, also clarified his position on the reports that the union urged the government not to reopen schools until 2021.

✓ I’m talking to my children, not you – Adeboye fires at critics

meanwhile, Pastor Enoch Adeboye the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has said his recent statements and sermons were meant for his children and not his critics.

However, Adeboye said this during Sunday service while responding to backlash from feminists and some Nigerians of his birthday message to his wife, Folu.

✓ Third Mainland Bridge closure: FG, LASG begin alternative routes collaborative repairs

Moreover, barely four days to the partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for rehabilitation, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos Mr Olukayode Popoola, said massive rehabilitation of alternative routes were progressing.

However, Popoola on Sunday said that the Federal Ministry of Works and Lagos State Government were tackling the rehabilitation works together simultaneously on different access paths.

✓ Ondo poll: Caution your children against thuggery, police tell parents

Meanwhile, ahead of the Oct.10 governorship election in Ondo State, the police on Sunday urged parents to caution their children to shun thuggery.

However, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), made the plea while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Akure.


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